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Russell Galbrecht

October 13, 1947 — June 13, 2016

Russell Kenneth Galbrecht, age 68, of rural Frazee, MN, passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, June 13, 2016.


Memorial service will be held 3 p.m., Friday, June 17, 2016, at Zion Lutheran Church, Toad Lake Township.  Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. At the church.  Reception following at the Wolf Lake Lions Hall.


Russ was born October 13, 1947, to Ralph and Clara (Radel) Galbrecht in Perham, MN.  He grew up on the family farm in rural Frazee, where he attended Frazee High School graduating with the class of 1965.

Following his schooling, Russ moved to Minneapolis, MN, where he worked for a number of years as a bricklayer.  Russ’ life was blessed with 3 children: Jon, Amie and Angela.

Following his father’s passing, Russ made his way home to the family farm in the early 2000s where he worked until retirement.


Russ loved to spend time outdoors where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, daily 4 wheeler rides around the farm pastures, and enjoyed dancing at family events, the annual family bonfire held at the “turn around”,  listening to music; especially classic rock, and watching “The Voice” and “American Idol”.

Russ is survived by his 3 children: Jon (Cheryl) of Princeton, MN, Amie (Jeremi) Berge of Belle Plaine, MN, and Angela Galbrecht of St. Paul, MN; 5 grandchildren: Adler, Walker and Jenna Galbrecht, Sophia and Lucie Berge; 1 sister, Connie Galbrecht of Dilworth, MN; 4 brothers: Steve (Kathy), Lyle (Lynn), Larry (Donna), and Jeff Galbrecht all of Frazee; numerous nephews and many cousins.

Preceding Russ in death were his parents, Ralph and Clara.



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