Calvin Naslund

Calvin Naslund of Salol, passed away on October 3, 2018 at Trinity Health Hospital at the age of 71.
Funeral services for Calvin Naslund were held on Monday, October 8, 2018 at the First Lutheran Church of Salol.
Calvin was born on September 17, 1947 in Roseau to Harriet (Dahl) and Melvin Naslund. He grew up on the family farm in rural Salol and attended school in Salol and Roseau.
Calvin and Carol Kittleson were married on July 25th, 1970. Calvin and Carol raised three sons, Sheldon, Shon and Shane. While they lived in Roseau, Cal worked at Polaris Industries for a short time. He also worked for NFO for a while.
Calvin spent his professional life as an insurance agent for Combined Insurance. He called the communities of Roseau, Lake Park, Sioux Falls, and Salol home throughout his lifetime.
Calvin had three passions in life: hunting, fishing and farming. Calvin spent his later years on the family farm in Salol. During this time he fell in love with Elaine Mellstrom. They were married on March 30, 2002.
Calvin and Elaine have enjoyed spending winters in Florida and summers in Salol for the last few years. Calvin Naslund will be missed by many, but the memories of his sense of humor, passion for life, and love for family will forever be remembered.
Calvin is survived by his wife Elaine Naslund; sons, Sheldon (Natalie), Shon (Melissa), Shane, (Rebecca); step children, Terri (Scott) Snyder, Chris Mellstrom; grandchildren, Jason (Karyn), Kate Lynne, Nathan, Robert, Darian, Brian, Caleb (Ashlyn), Ashley, Warren, Ethan, Luke, Madilyn, Aaron, Katrina, Elyse, Adelynn, Layton, Landon; brother, Miles (Joan); nieces, Angi (Neil) Santl, Kristen (Sean) McKinnon.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents.