Hazel M. Vestrum, age 95 of Hoffman, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Alomere Health in Alexandria, MN. 

Visitation for Hazel Vestrum will be Monday, April 1, 2019, from  5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. Prayer Service at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home, Hoffman. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.

Funeral Services for Hazel will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2nd at Messiah Lutheran Church in Hoffman, MN, with Reverend Mark Mathews officiating. Burial will be in Land Cemetery, Hoffman.

Hazel Muriel was born on March 24, 1924, in Lands Township, Grant County, the daughter of Herman and Nelsine (Jorgensen) Johnson. She was baptized and confirmed at Lands Church in Hoffman.  She attended rural school through 8th grade and High School in Hoffman.

In 1941, she was united in marriage to Henry Vestrum who was in the blacksmith business with his father and brother. Four children were born to this union, JoAnn, Janice, Harley and Bonnie. Hazel worked as a store clerk in Hoffman for several years. Henry passed in 1994. Hazel was a member of Lands Church now Messiah where she was active in church activities. She volunteered at the Good Samaritan and was a member of Sons of Norway.

Hazel enjoyed baking, watching the Minnesota Twins, crocheting and flower gardening. Most of all she cherished spending time with her family, children and grandchildren.

Hazel is survived by her four children, JoAnn (Les) Halverson of Wilmar, MN, Janice (Don) Nasstrom of Barnesville, MN, Harley (Jeannie)Vestrum of Carlos, MN and Bonnie (Gary) Gulbrandson of Donnelly, MN; 10 grandchildren, Lori Halverson, Mike (Amy) Halverson, Jeff (Angela) Nasstrom, Jennie (Warren) Bigalke, Joel (Andrea) Nasstrom, John Vestrum, Luke (Jill) Vestrum, Brock (Leahnor) Vestrum, Brent (Kim) Gulbrandson and Amy (Ryan) Murray; 20 great grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Nelsine; husband, Henry; seven sisters and two brothers.




Arrangements with Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Hoffman, MN.


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