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William "Bill" Bjostad

William "Bill" Bjostad

William "Bill" Bjostad, age 72 of Willmar passed away of natural causes on Friday, September 7th, 2018. He is survived by his sister Joan (Roger) Refling; two nieces and one nephew. Bill graduated from the University of Minnesota. He was a self employed house painter in earlier years.

Bill enjoyed classical music and art, and was an avid reader.

He was a counselor at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan in the 60's. Bill shared his outdoor skills with family on many Boundary Waters canoe trips.

His lifelong passion was bike riding. He rode 60 miles on his 60th birthday. In his last years, it was his main form of transportation.

The family will be celebrating Bill's life in a small private gathering.