June 1, 1933 - August 13, 2015

 

Funeral Services will be held at 11 am, Monday, August 17, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Prairie for Edwin H. Zastrow, age 82, of Sauk Centre, formerly of Long Prairie. Rev. Noah Wehrspann will officiate and burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 4-8 pm Sunday and one hour prior to services on Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Arrangements entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home-Stein Chapel, Long Prairie.

Edwin was born June 1, 1933 in Long Prairie, Minnesota the son of Edwin, Sr. and Meta (Todly) Zastrow. After graduating from Long Prairie High School in 1951, he worked at home and married Bernice Koester in 1952 and farmed east of Long Prairie until 1999. Although saddened by the passing of Bernice in May of 1998, he was blessed by meeting Ruth Ann Meyer and was married on November 26, 1999 in Sauk Centre.

Edwin was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Prairie. He also served as Township assessor, and many boards, FFA, Trinity Lutheran Church, Long Prairie Creamery, DHIA, Todd County Extension, Todd County FSA and Lake Country Bank. He enjoyed traveling, playing cards, dancing, and biking.

Edwin is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann, Sauk Centre; daughter, Lorie (Wally) Miller, Long Prairie; son Larry, Moose Lake; step-children, Cindy (Mike) Sunderman, Sauk Centre; Jim (Sue) Meyer, Cold Spring; Rick (Cindy) Meyer, Sauk Centre; and Pam (Jay) Caswell, Elk River; grandchildren, Leslie (Ryan Jobe), Jodi, Lisa, and Jenna; step-grandchildren, Nicholas (Sheena) Sunderman, Christopher Sunderman, Adam Meyer, Nathan Meyer, Eric (Jessie) Decker, Sarah Decker, Riley Meyer, Logan Meyer, Alex Caswell, and Becky Caswell; great-granddaughter Alivia; step-great grandchildren, Lauren and Kendall; siblings, Marvin (Marlys) Zastrow, St. Cloud; Madella (Bob) Bous, Inver Grove Heights; Ardis Forer, Hibbing; and Gary (Diane) Zastrow, Long Prairie; sister-in-law, Marilyn Zastrow, Long Prairie; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Bernice, sister Norma Kitzman and brother Donald Zastrow, brothers-in-law, Ivan Kitzman and Gordon Forer.