Robert R. "Rob" Kjelstad

Born: Sun., May 21, 2000
Died: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019


Visitation

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Sep. 02, 2019
Location: First Lutheran Church


Memorial Service

4:00 PM Tue., Sep. 03, 2019
Location: First Lutheran Church


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Robert R. “Rob” Kjelstad, age 19 of Clear Lake, WI passed away  unexpectedly at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN on August 25, 2019.

Robert Raymond Kjelstad was born on May 21, 2000 in Red Wing, MN the son of  Wendy Kjelstad and Terry Wright.   He was baptized at   Concordia Lutheran Church in Red Wing and moved to Clear Lake, WI when he was one year old.  Rob grew up in Clear Lake, was confirmed at First Lutheran Church and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 2018.    He was currently working as a meat cutter at Nilssen’s Market in Clear Lake.  Rob was a Boy Scout, played soccer and enjoyed hard driving his trucks.  He will be sorely missed by his family and many friends,


He was preceded in death by his grandfathers; John Wright, Jr. & Robert G. Kjelstad

Survived by
Mother
Wendy Kjelstad  -  Clear Lake, WI

Father
Terry Wright of Clear Lake, WI

Siblings
Melissa Johnson  -  Minneapolis, MN
Leah Godwin  -  River Falls, WI
Aiden Godwin  -  Cannon Falls, MN

Grandmothers
Ardella Kjelstad  -  Red Wing, MN
Mary Wright  -  Reeve, WI

Aunt, Uncle, Cousins and Many Friends

Funeral Service  at  4pm on Tuesday, September 3,  2019 at  First Lutheran Church in Clear Lake, WI.
 
Visitation  -  Monday,  September 2,  2019 at  First Lutheran Church from  4 - 8 pm
 
Clergy  -  Pastor Bryan Anderson       Music  -  Brian Wick
 
Honorary Pall Bearers  -  Rob’s Family and Friends
 
Interment at  Clear Lake Cemetery.
 
Scheuermann Funeral Home and Cremation Services are handling the arrangements.
www.clearlakefuneralhome.com
 

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Tracy Brabec
   Posted Wed August 28, 2019
My deepest sympathy to all his friends and family. Rob was a great guy.
He helped me and my kids numerous times. I'm sure he will be missed.
May he rest in peace and may God comfort you in this sorrowful time

David benson
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
To robs family and to him, my name is David benson I used to come over to your house when I was out of school. I just want to let you guys know and rob know that he will truly be missed. I know fs I will miss him because when I moved here as a freshman in high school and rob was still in middle school. He was the one of the very first kids to walk up to me and say what’s up. If there anything I learned from him would be how to be a country farm red neck but in good funny way. I have nothing to say bad about rob he was a amazing kid and freind when we would hang out. And I’m really sorry for your guys lost I can’t even imagine how hard it has to be. My step brother died and I had to watch my mom go thru this same situation. But if anything is real it’s that he is in a better place right and we’ll all end up there sometime. Again I’m really sorry for your guys loss.

Danielle Keller
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
Thinking of your family! Robert was a great kid always had a smile and always tried to make a person laugh.

Deb Bylander
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
Wendy, I am so sorry for your loss.

Michelle and nathan ( old neighbors)
   Posted Thu August 29, 2019
We are so very sorry for your loss. Rob was a great kid and he will be dearly missed.we enjoyed him coming over to hang out all time at our house. Hugs to you all.❤❤❤❤

Deedee Swanson
   Posted Fri August 30, 2019
My prayers go out to you Wendy. I remember when I first saw you you and Rob at the fair. I always remember him as being a gentle giant. He will be missed. Lean on God for your strength

Tammy Hinrichs
   Posted Sat August 31, 2019
From the very 1st day Rob came into our family we knew God blessed us with a special gift from above!!😇 We were proud to have him carry on the Kjelstad name, we use to call him our “Miracle Baby” We enjoyed having our 1st little boy in the family!!! Rob loved tractors right from the start & he always said he was going to be a farmer when he got “BIG” I always called him “My Farm-All Boy” I’m sure going to miss that “FARMER BOY” I’m very blessed to be his Godmother, I prayed for him many many nights!! Rob had his Faith in God & because of that I know I will see him again in Heaven & There Everything Will Be Better!!! I Love You Buddy💙 You will always be in my heart❤️

Wendy Ortwerth Bongle
   Posted Sun September 01, 2019
Wendy, I am so sorry for your loss.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love Wendy

Dana (Rosen) Friend
   Posted Sun September 01, 2019
I am so sad to hear this news. My deepest condolences.

Deborah Leonhardt
   Posted Mon September 02, 2019

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My deepest sympathy!!! Terry, when we met Rob he was such a joy and will treasure knowing him like that always.. My heart goes out to all of you, and his family members!! Love Always, Your friends with Love Always, Deb, Ahnika and Ingrid.


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