Calvin Naslund

September 17, 1947 ~ October 3, 2018 (age 71)

Funeral services for Calvin Naslund of Salol will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church of Salol.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at the Falun Cemetery. 

Calvin Naslund of Salol, MN passed away on October 3, 2018 at Trinity Health Hospital at the age of 71. Calvin was born on September 17, 1947 in Roseau to Harriet (Dahl) and Melvin Naslund.  He grew up on the family farm in rural Salol and attended school in Salol and Roseau. He and Carol Kittleson were married on July 25th, 1970. Calvin and Carol raised three sons, Sheldon, Shon and Shane. While they lived in Roseau Cal worked at Polaris Industries for a short time.  He also worked for NFO for awhile. Calvin spent his professional life as an Insurance Agent for Combined Insurance. He called the communities of Roseau, Lake Park, Sioux Falls, and Salol home throughout his lifetime. Calvin had three passions in life: hunting, fishing and farming. Calvin spent his later years on the family farm in Salol, MN. During this time he fell in love with Elaine Mellstrom. They were married on March 30, 2002. Calvin and Elaine have enjoyed spending winters in Florida and summers in Salol for the last few years. Calvin Naslund will be missed by many, but the memories of his sense of humor, passion for life, and love for family will forever be remembered.

He is survived by his wife Elaine Naslund; sons, Sheldon (Natalie), Shon (Melissa), Shane, (Rebecca); step children, Terri (Scott) Snyder, Chris Mellstrom; grandchildren, Jason (Karyn), Kate Lynne, Nathan, Robert, Darian, Brian, Caleb (Ashlyn), Ashley, Warren, Ethan, Luke, Madilyn, Aaron, Katrina, Elyse, Adelynn, Layton, Landon; brother, Miles (Joan); nieces, Angi (Neil) Santl, Kristen (Sean) McKinnon.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

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