AITKIN — James Alfred Berglund, age 82, of Aitkin, died on June 25, 2011, at the Cuyuna Regional Care Center in Crosby. He was born on Oct. 5, 1928, in May Township, Minn., to Alfred and Ruth (Lydeen) Berglund.
He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War and a Heart Break Ridge survivor.
Jim was a wholesale lumber sales person retiring from Lakes States Lumber Company.
He is survived by his wife, Mickey of 59 years; two daughters, Julie (Dan) Berglund Canafax, of Half Moon Bay, Calif., and Amy (Gary Ista) Berglund, of Rosemont; one sister, Karen (Bob) Reichow, of Darwin; four grandchildren, Rica Berglund, of Brainerd, Olivia Canafax, Emily Canafax and Julia Canafax, all of Half Moon Bay, Calif.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A private family service was held. Burial was at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.