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John P. Liljedahl

February 27, 1943 ~ October 7, 2014 (age 71)
John P. Liljedahl, age 71, of Willmar, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, October 7, at Bethesda PleasantView Nursing Home in Willmar.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13, at the First Covenant Church in Willmar. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Minneapolis. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Memorials to Bethesda Day Break are preferred. Arrangements are with the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar (www.petersonbrothers.com).

John Philip Liljedahl was born on February 27, 1943, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Philip E. and Mildred E. (Thompson) Liljedahl. He grew up and spent most of his life in South Minneapolis. John was employed at M.D.I. and delivered newspapers for "The Shopper". In 1999 he moved to Willmar and was a volunteer at the First Covenant Church doing custodial duties. John was active with Special Olympics. He enjoyed riding his bike, walking his pet dogs, fishing and traveling to Tennessee to visit his sister.

He is survived by his siblings, Rolly Liljedahl of Akeley, Jerry (and Doreen) Liljedahl of Eden Prairie, Ron Liljedahl of Chippewa Falls, WI., Gloria (and Darrell) Freeberg of Cordova, TN., and Diane (and Greg) Schlichting of Willmar; several nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister-in-law, Mary, and his favorite uncle, John Graning.



Cemetery Details

Sunset Cemetery
2250 St Anthony Boulevard NE
Minneapolis, MN, 55418

http://www.dignitymemorial.com/sunset-funeral-chapel/en-us/plan-now/cemetery-combo.page

Visitation

OCT 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

First Covenant Church

801 Willmar Ave SW

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

http://www.fccwillmar.org

Service

OCT 13. 11:00 AM

First Covenant Church

801 Willmar Ave SW

Willmar, MN, US, 56201

willmar.org

http://www.fccwillmar.org

Graveside Service

OCT 14. 01:00 PM

Sunset Cemetery

2250 St Anthony Boulevard NE

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55418

http://www.dignitymemorial.com/sunset-funeral-chapel/en-us/plan-now/cemetery-combo.page

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