John O. Anstrom, 70, Bismarck, passed away peacefully October 25, 2017, at his home. Memorial services will be held Monday October 30 at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Bismarck. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
John was born November 22, 1946, in Bismarck, North Dakota, the son of Wallace and Virginia (Wilson) Anstrom of Wilton, North Dakota. In 1951, the family moved to John’s paternal great-grandfather’s homestead in Painted Woods Township, southwest of Wilton, North Dakota.
John graduated from Wilton High School in 1964. He and his wife Berta were married in Bismarck on August 3, 1968. John farmed until 1992, when he retired from farming for health reasons. The couple moved to Fargo in 1997 and to Bismarck in 2014.
John is survived by his wife, two sons, Duane (Amanda) Anstrom, Baldwin, ND, and Wallace, Fargo, ND and on granddaughter, Piper Anstrom.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of plants and flowers, memorials are preferred to a charity of your choice or the American Diabetes Association. (PO Box 15829, Arlington, Virginia 22215; Designate for Camp Sioux, Park River, ND)