Donald “Don” C. Exsted, age 92, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Monday, June 27, 2022, 11:00 A.M. at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment at the Glencoe City Cemetery in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Monday, June 27, 2022, from 9:00-11:00 A.M., 2 hours prior to the service at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Donald “Don” Carl Exsted was born on November 26, 1929, in Glencoe, Minnesota. He was the son of Carl and Amelia (Patzold) Exsted. Don was baptized as an infant on December 15, 1929, and later was confirmed in his faith as a youth on May 13, 1943, both at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, Minnesota by Rev. Struefert. He attended Glencoe High School in Glencoe, Minnesota.
On July 23, 1947, Don was united in marriage to Betty Jean Larson at a Lutheran Church in Excelsior, Minnesota. Don and Betty made their home in Glencoe, Minnesota. Their marriage was blessed with six children, Collin, Sandra, David, Carl, Craig and Bert. Don and Betty shared over 71 years of marriage.
Don was a farmer for over 40 years, retiring in 1988. Don was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
Don enjoyed playing cards, watching TV, singing along to country music and reading his Bible daily. Don treasured the time he spent with his family and friends.
Don passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 92 years. Blessed be his memory.
Don is survived by his
Children: Collin Exsted and his wife, Karen, of Horseshoe Bay, TX;
Sandra Hilsgen and her husband, Jim, of St. Cloud, MN;
David Exsted and his wife, LuAnn, of Victoria, MN;
Carl Exsted of Glencoe, MN;
Craig Exsted and his wife, Fran, of Glencoe, MN;
Bert Exsted and his wife, Rahel, of Rome, GA;
Grandchildren: Christopher Exsted and his wife, Jodi; Sara Brown and her husband, David; Jason Bartels and Elisa Maldonado; Nathan Exsted and his wife, Sara; Trisha Farrow and her husband, Tim; Cassandra Norton and her husband, Steven; Anthony Exsted and his wife, Alicia; Adam Exsted; Tobias Exsted; Izak Exsted;
17 Great-Grandchildren: Alex, Isabelle, & Max Exsted; Maddy, Brooke, & Sam Brown; Luca, Rocco & Bella Bartels; BraeElle & Callan Exsted; Mia & Madden Farrow; Audrey Hegland, Kennedy & Cassius Norton; and Nola Exsted;
Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Don was preceded in death by his Wife, Betty; Parents, Carl and Amelia Exsted; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Sander and Harriet Larson; Sisters, Christina Wandrei and her husband, Arnold, Fran Graupman and her husband, Achim, Irene Schroeder and her husband, Harold;
Great-Granddaughter, LauRyn Hegland; Brother-in-law, Stanley Larson and his wife, Aurelia; Niece, Carla Larson; Nephew, Dennis Wandrei.
Betty A Schroeder says
Dave: I am so sorry to hear of Donnie passing. I had really enjoyed Don and Betty over the years, whether at parties or waiting on him in the Bank. He was one of a kind. My sympathy to all of your family.
Linda Hoernemann says
So sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I will miss his phone calls to our office. May the good Lord help you through this difficult time.
Our deepest sympathy from your friends at HearingLife in Glencoe.
Margaret Koester says
My sympathy to Don’s family. Over the years we had many good times together. He will be missed.
Janel Tangen says
Thoughts of comfort and condolences to the Exsted family. Gone from our sight but never from our hearts. Don and Janel Tangen