Roger J. Berdahl, age 77, of Regina Residence in Hastings, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2009.
Roger was born Feb. 2, 1932, at Sioux Falls, S.D. to Ole and Alma (Carson) Berdahl. He was a graduate of Washington High School and Augustana College in Sioux Falls, and of Luther Seminary in St. Paul. He was a retired Lutheran Pastor who had served Kenwood Lutheran Church in Duluth, Minn. After retiring he was employed at Aetna Insurance Company.
He married Harriet Larson. She preceded him in death in 1974. He was also preceded by his parents.
He is survived by his daughters, Kirsten (Keith) Klug of Mesa, Ariz., and Rebecca (Paul) Plumb of Eagan, Minn.; also by grandchildren, Kristina and Nora; step-grandchildren, Zachary and Caleb; his former wife, Maude Young of Scottsdale, Ariz.
Private family services were to be held with interment following in Minnehaha Lutheran Cemetery near Colton, S.D.
Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419, www.caturia-smidtfh.com.