Stanley Brastad, 94, of Staples passed away July 3, 2017, at the Lakewood System Care Center in Staples.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, at the St. Hubert’s Catholic Church in Blue Grass with Father Lauren Germann as celebrant. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.
Burial will be held at St. Hubert’s Catholic Cemetery, Blue Grass.
Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes, Wadena.
Stanley was born to Einar and Ann (Gilbertson) Brastad on February 13, 1923 in Browerville. He completed high school and entered the US Army in 1942, where he served during WWII. He received honorable recognition earning six bronze stars and was discharge in 1945. Stan married Lucille Kasper on April 19, 1947. They moved to the Twin Cities where he was employed in the plumbing industry. After retiring they moved and lived in the Staples area for 22 years.
He is survived by two sons, Larry (Diane) Brastad of Buffalo and Einar Brastad of Staples; one daughter Phyllis (Mike) Willis of Plymouth; 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents; wife and two daughters, Patricia Keegan and Karin Frenz.