AMerican Veteran 11

Neil P. Forsberg

December 17, 1937 ~ June 15, 2020 (age 82)


Neil P Forsberg, 82, of 5956 Ojibwa Rd, "Round Shadows", Round Lake, died Monday, June 15th, 2020 at home surrounded by loving family in Brainerd. Neil was born in Minneapolis December 17th, 1937 to Henry and Charlotte Forsberg. He was a longtime resident of Round Lake for over 70 years.

Survivors include children Eric (Lori) Forsberg, East Gull Lake, Mark (Lynn) Forsberg, Baudette, Adam (Adele) Forsberg Brainerd, Rebecca (Brook) Harris, Bloomington; grandchildren Justin, John Henry, Shea Lynn, Zachary, Jordan, Summer, Brook, Anabella and Levi; Great Grand Child Cade, and numerous other family.

Neil was preceded in death by His Wife Patricia, His Sister Helen and his parents. Neil was a Proud Eagle Scout and US NAVY Veteran.  Neil will be remembered for his great stories and amazing ability to make people smile. Following is a note from a young Neil (Age 12) in 1949. “What goal do I have set up for myself?”

“I have not decided definitely what my own goal in life really is. I do however want to have a full and satisfying life, as well as a useful one. Therefore, meanwhile I intend to prepare myself through higher education to obtain a well-balanced, happy, profitable, future. That through the knowledge I gain, I will understand and be sympathetic in my relationships to all people. That as a good citizen and in establishing a home and family of my own, I will in a small way do my share to make this complex, modern, world we live in, a bit less complex.”

Dad you accomplished this and so much more. You touched everyone’s life you met in a unique way and left those you met feeling blessed to have crossed your path.

A Celebration of Neil’s life for family and friends will be held on July 25th, 2020 from 12-4PM, any questions please call Neil’s son Adam at (218) 839-1067.

Services will be private.

             *Neil is finally free from telemarketers.*

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