Chester “Red” David Brostrom, Fargo, passed away on October 29, 2017 at Sanford Health. He was born November 10, 1932 to David and Alice (Pederson) Brostrom in Wilton, ND. Red’s family lived in central North Dakota where he graduated from high school in Valley City in 1950.
After graduation, he worked at various jobs until 1957 when he began his career with Holsum Bread, now known as Country Hearth Bakery. Red worked his way into management after years of being a jack of all trades for the company.
On March 24, 1990 he was united in marriage to Winnie Hanson at First Lutheran Church`. The couple made their home in Fargo.
Red was known for his persistence. He wanted things done right and would put in as much time and effort as was needed to always get the job done.
Red was an active member of the Valley City Eagle’s Club for 66 years and once served as President. He was an avid Green Bay Packers and Bison fan.
He is survived by his wife, Winnie; son, Rodney Brostrom; sister, Betty (Richard) Vos; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Paul, Dale, and James “Jim” Brostrom.
There will be a memorial service at 1:00 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Fargo, with a visitation one hour prior.