E. Sidney Oslund

Edwin Sidney Oslund of Cambridge, 81, died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge.

Sid Oslund

He was born July 6, 1929 to Erick and Lillie (Sederberg) Oslund in Minneapolis, Minn.  He attended a  country school in the Fish Lake area of East Bethel.

In 1953, Sid married Delores Abrahamson. They lived  all of their married life in Cambridge while raising seven sons. Sid worked as a supervisor at Onan Corporation for 40 years. His work was a source of pride. Sid and Delores were active and long time members of Cambridge Lutheran Church.

Sid enjoyed playing card games with friends and family, hunting, fishing, wordfinds, bingo and bowling. His passion was cars, particularly General Motors, fixing and driving cars.  He and Delores spent several winters in Lake Havasu, Ariz.

Sid is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Delores. He is also survived by sons Mike (Jackie), Steve (Patti), Danny (Brenda), Jerry (Emily), David (Cindy), Randy and Brad; grandchildren Jodi, Michael, Erin, Nicholas, Marissa, Brandon, Brittany, Betsy, Erik, Felicia, Josh, Jordan, Manashi, Atul, Mitch, Lauryn, Zach, Amber and Hailey.  Also surviving Sid are great grandchildren Amanda, Ryan, William, Izzy, Phillip, Tre, Dacia, Vandyn, Keayn, Adeline, Hallie, Sophia, Mason and Ava; great-great grandchild Carson. Sisters include Arlene Oslund and Fran (Dave) Hegna.

Sid was preceded  in death by parents and granddaughter Jill Wicht.

A Memorial Service will be held at Cambridge Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2011 with Rev. David Everett officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Special music will be provided by Mary Falk, Joyce Swanson and Darlene Fixell. Honorary pallbearers will be Sid’s grandchildren. Private interment at Fridsborg Cemetery in East Bethel, Minn. Arrangements are with the Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cambridge.