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Arvid Hustad, 91, of Battle Lake died Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls.
Arvid James Hustad was born on August 21, 1926, at home in Clitherall Township, rural Battle Lake, Minnesota the son of Agnar and Amanda (Larson) Hustad. He was baptized and confirmed in Trefoldighed Lutheran Church, attended Country School in Clitherall Township and graduated from the Battle Lake High School in 1944. Arvid served in the U.S. Army serving with the Occupation of Germany after World War II.
Arvid and Margarete Grewe were married on March 31, 1957, in Trefoldighed Lutheran Church. After their marriage they lived on a farm south of Battle Lake where he dairy farmed with his brother, Earl and son Arlyn. Arvid was a lifetime member of Trefoldighed Lutheran Church, American Legion and the VFW. He enjoyed the round table coffee with his friends, first in Moen Inn and the later years in Shoreline. Arvid was an outdoors person who enjoyed his farming, many years of deer hunting by Orr, was proud of his family and especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Margarete of sixty years; four children, Arlyn (Gail) Hustad of Battle Lake, Debra (Neil) Rongstad of Bemidji, Michael (Lisa) Hustad of Barnesville and Gail (Gerrad) Ralston of Battle Lake; grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Andrew (Sarah) Rongstad, Hunter and Charlotte, Stacey (Brandon) Bahmann and Brycin, Amanda (Chris) Vingelen and Sophia, Julie (Paul) Erpelding, Noah and Caleb, Karlie (Jake) Hoekstra, James (Erin) Hustad and Tucker, Nicole Hustad, Grant Ralston, Chandra Hustad and Rachel Ralston; brother, Earl Hustad of Fergus Falls; and by numerous relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Agner and Amanda Hustad; sister and brother-in-law, Arlene and Orvin Odden, sister-in-law, Jolaine Hustad, and daughter-in-law, Alice Hustad.
Memorial Service: 1:00 PM, Friday, February 2, 2018, at Trefoldighed Lutheran Church, rural Battle Lake.
Visitation: Thursday from 4 to 7, with a 7 PM Prayer Service at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Clergy: Rev. Art Johnson
Interment: Trefoldighed Lutheran Cemetery
Funeral Home: Glende-Nilson of Battle Lake