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Russell Floyd Renberg

Russell Floyd Renberg age 89, of Springfield, MN and formerly of Comfrey, MN died on October 15, 2021, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center in Sleepy Eye, MN.

Visitation will be on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Comfrey, MN.

Service will be held at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Comfrey, MN on Friday at 12:00 pm.

The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl. Interment will be at the St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Comfrey, MN.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Comfrey, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Russell Floyd Renberg was born May 22, 1932, to Floyd and Anna (Elsing) Renberg in Cottonwood County. He attended Comfrey Public School and then helped on the family farm. Russ served in the Army for 2 years. On December 31, 1955, Russ was united in marriage to Carol Berg at the Ladd Air Force Base in Fairbanks, Alaska. The couple returned to the Comfrey area where he farmed with his brother Loren. Russell lived on the family farm for 70 years northwest of Comfrey until moving to Springfield. Russ enjoyed riding his 3 wheel cycle and golf cart, watching sports and tv, playing cards and dice, growing flowers, watching the birds, and decorating his outside space. His greatest enjoyment and love were his family. Russ was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and the Albin Johnson American Legion.

He is survived by his children – Kay (Mike) Johnson of Willmar, Kari (Fred) Aten of Hutchinson; grandchildren – Becky (Mike) Broll, Dave (Sara) Johnson, Sam (Allison) Aten; great grandchildren Landon and Olivia Johnson and Madisyn Broll; and brother Loren (Pat) Renberg. Russ was preceded in death by parents and wife Carol.

Memorials preferred to The Maples/St John Lutheran Home or St Paul’s Catholic Church in Comfrey.



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