Eugene Cederberg, 87, Casselton, ND died Monday, June 24, 2019 in a car accident near Amenia, ND.
He was born to Myrtle (Roden) and Fred Cederberg on May 15, 1932 in West Fargo, ND. After attending 8th grade in West Fargo, the family moved to a farm near Amenia. He graduated from Amenia High School as Valedictorian. He attended college at NDSU for one year and then joined the U.S. Army and served 2 years in Japan. When he returned, he attended Valley City Teacher’s College where he received his degree in teaching in 1959. Eugene married Ann Sperle in 1961. They made their home in Napoleon, ND where he was a high school business teacher and football/basketball coach. His summers were spent working on the family farm. The family then relocated to the Amenia area and farmed for 1 year. Eugene then taught school in Arthur, ND. Following the death of his father in 1966, Eugene took over the family farm. Eugene returned to NDSU for his Masters in School Administration. He served on the Central Cass School Board for 10 years.
Eugene loved spending time at the cabin his father built on Pelican Lake, playing basketball in an independent league, watching sports, reading books, and being with his family. He spent his retirement years helping his son (Rich) on the farm, visiting with many friends at coffee, and by spending time with his grandchildren.
Eugene is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, his four children; Russell (Jenny) Cederberg of Plainfield, Il, Robert Cederberg of Fargo, ND, Karen (Dave) Henry of Edina, MN, Richard (Kay) Cederberg of Arthur, ND, 10 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister and brother in law, Evelyn and Douglas Hoffman.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, June 28 from 5-7pm at West Funeral Home in West Fargo, ND. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 29 at 10:30am at the same location.
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