Fair Meadow Nursing Home
September 2020
Resident of the Month

Gerald Soderlund

Birthdate: 4/23/1931

Place of birth: Stephen MN

Name of spouse: Shirley Soderlund

Marriage date: 11/22/1975

Parents names: Clarence and Alice Soderlund

Siblings: Joyce Nelson, Elaine Swenson, Esther Eames

Names of children/residence: Geri Lyn Fortney – Lawton, Michigan & Estero, Florida Mark Soderlund – Lakeville, Minnesota Alicia Schultz – Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

Number of grandchildren: 6 /great-grandchildren: 11

Attended schools: North Dakota State University - Agriculture University of Minnesota, Crookston - Horticulture

Employment history: US Army, farmer, Suddy's Greenhouse (owned), Bergen's Nursery – Detroit Lakes MN, Bailey Nursery, Woodbury MN

Places lived or visited: Stephen MN, Detroit Lakes MN, Cottage Grove MN

Home church: First Lutheran Church, Stephen MN

Hobbies: Gardening, stained glass, woodworking, photography