Arnold Hjermstad

CANNON FALLS – Arnold Reuben Hjermstad died on Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, at his home at Twin Rivers Senior Campus in Cannon Falls. He was 98.

Arnie was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Hannah (Moe) Hjermstad; his wife, Virginia on September 15, 2014; brothers, Lars, Alf, Hans, and Reuben; sisters, Eva Beastrom and Ordella Hedin; brothers-in-law, Alvin and Guy Waters, Olaf Beastrom and Verner Hedin; and sisters-in-law, Mildred, Vera, and Julie Hjermstad. He is survived by his three sons, Bob (Ros) and Jim (Cyndy), all of Cannon Falls, and Gary (Deb) of Deadwood, South Dakota; two sisters-in-law, Sunny Waters and Hazel Peterson; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 18 from 4-7 p.m., with a Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m., at Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls. Funeral service will be on Saturday, November 19, at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m., at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Cannon Falls. Interment with military honors will follow at the Cannon Falls Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred to First Congregational United Church of Christ or donor’s choice.

Arrangements by Lundberg Funeral Home, Cannon Falls. On-line condolences may be directed to