Scott Kevin Wikstrom, 54, of Crookston, MN, died at his residence on Saturday, November 23, 2019.
Scott was born at St. Paul, MN on April 18, 1965, to Mable Yost. He was raised by Allan and Mable (Yost) Wikstrom Sr. at Emily, MN and received his education in nearby Crosby, MN schools. As a young man, he enjoyed great success as a weight- lifter while winning titles at several competitions. He was featured in several issues of “Muscle and Fitness” magazine. During his teen years, he liked to snowmobile with his sister, Dorie, as they would ride their sleds for hours on the area trails. Scott was employed as a construction worker in Brainerd, MN for most of his working career. He then moved to the Twin Cities and from there to Crookston in 2015. He enjoyed spending time with his sister, Robin, and friends; watching television shows and movies, going for drives with Robin, and going out to eat.
Scott leaves his step-father and step-mother, Allan and Phyllis Wikstrom Sr. of Baxter, MN; three siblings, Dorie Gill of Webster, WI, Robin Rosga of Crookston, MN, and Allan Wikstrom Jr. of Brainerd, MN; and several aunts and uncles, including Roy and Phyllis Evans, who helped Scott out during the time he lived in the Twin Cities. He also leaves many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; cousins; friends; and his beloved pet cats, ‘Casey’ and ‘Patches.’. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mable Wikstrom. Scott will be dearly missed by his loving family.
A memorial service for Scott Kevin Wikstrom will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at the Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home in Crookston with The Rev. Loren Mellum, officiating. Visitation with the family will be for one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Brainerd Lakes, MN.