Russell Renberg

Russell F. Renberg

1932 - 2021

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Russell Floyd Renberg was born May 22, 1932, to Floyd and Anna (Elsing) Renberg in Cottonwood County. He attended Comfrey Public School and then helped on the family farm. Russ served in the Army for 2 years. On December 31, 1955, Russ was united in marriage to Carol Berg at the Ladd Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska. The couple returned to the Comfrey area where he farmed with his brother Loren. Russell lived on the family farm for 70 years northwest of Comfrey until moving to Springfield. Russ enjoyed riding his 3 wheel cycle and golf cart, watching sports and tv, playing cards and dice, growing flowers, watching the birds, and decorating his outside space. His greatest enjoyment and love were his family. Russ was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and the Albin Johnson American Legion. Russell died on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at the Sleepy Eye Medical Center at the age of 89. He is survived by his children - Kay (Mike) Johnson of Willmar, Kari (Fred) Aten of Hutchinson; grandchildren - Becky (Mike) Broll, Dave (Sara) Johnson, Sam (Allison) Aten; great grandchildren Landon and Olivia Johnson and Madisyn Broll; and brother Loren (Pat) Renberg. Russ was preceded in death by parents and wife Carol. Memorials preferred to St. John Lutheran Home, The Maples, or St. Paul's Catholic Church in Comfrey. .
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Friday
22
October

Visitation 1

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021
St. Paul's Catholic Church, Comfrey
209 Field St. N
Not Given, Minnesota, United States
Friday
22
October

Service Information

12:00 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021
St. Paul's Catholic Church, Comfrey
209 Field St. N
Not Given, Minnesota, United States

Interment Information

St. Paul Catholic Cemetery
N. County Road 16
Comfrey, Minnesota, United States