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Paul Sandberg

August 15, 1925 — October 26, 2015

Paul Sandberg of Hoffman passed away on Monday, October 26, 2015, at the Douglas County Hospital in Alexandria, MN at the age of 90 years. Paul Erling Sandberg was born in Fergus Falls on August 15, 1925 to Reverend Ivar and Marion (Berrum) Sandberg. He grew up and received his education in Barrett, graduating with the class of 1943. Following graduation, he joined the Merchant Marine. He served with them in Europe and Japan from 1943 to 1946. After leaving the Merchant Marine, Paul came back to Barrett and worked with his brother John at the hardware store. On October 2, 1948 he was united in marriage to Norma Isakson at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Barrett by his father. The couple made their home in Barrett. In 1971, they moved to Slayton, MN and lived there until 1986, when they returned to Barrett. Eventually they moved to Hoffman where they have remained ever since.

Paul enjoyed participating in and watching sports. He enjoyed reading, especially Louis L 'Amour novels, golfing and watching westerns on television. Above all, he cherished the time he spent with his family. Paul is survived by his wife, Norma of Hoffman; children, Gregory Sandberg, St. Louis Park, Eric Sandberg, Minnetonka, Scott (Kathy) Sandberg, Delano, Julie Sandberg of Eagan and Kristen (Jim) Beech, Long Prairie; 14 grandchildren, Joshua, Nathan, Isaac (Anna), Jacob, Erin, Andy, Katie (Brent), Emil, Christopher (Autumn), Melissa, Eric, David, Scott (Shelby), and Ryan and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Anne DeClercq and Dorothea Riggins; 2 brothers, Gerhard and John, and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Sandberg. Funeral Services will be held at 1PM Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Peace Lutheran Church in Barrett, MN with Pastor Matthew Rose officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Hoffman is assisting the family with arrangements.

Funeral Home: Erickson-Smith Funeral Home - Hoffman 103 7th Street North Hoffman, MN US 56339

Previous Events

Visitation
Saturday, October 31, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Messiah Lutheran Church

116 1st Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

Service
Saturday, October 31, 2015
1:00 PM
Messiah Lutheran Church

116 1st Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

Visitation one hour prior to the service.

cemetery
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Peace Lutheran Cemetery

1
Barrett, MN 56311

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