Memorial service for Myrtle Louise Shostedt, 93, of Duluth, formerly of Hibbing, will be 11 am Friday, November 4, 2022 at Rockwell Church in Virginia (93 Midway Dr.) with Pastor John Cowan officiating. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Biwabik. Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.
Myrtle died Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at Hill Top (Chris Jensen) Nursing Home in Duluth, Minnesota.
She was born July 8, 1929 in Saskatchewan, Canada to Gilbert and Mary (Hilsabeck) Knutsen. She attended schools in Canada and later in the United States. On December 21, 1946 she married Wesley Shostedt in Stillwater, Minnesota. Myrtle was a homemaker and worked as a home health aide for many years. She was also a member of Chisholm Baptist Church prior to attending Emmanuel Baptist in Virginia.
Survivors include her sons: Allen (Mary) Shostedt of Duluth and Gregory (Barbara) Shostedt of Lakeland; grandchildren: Leah (Michael) McNulty, Meggan (Steven) Johnson, Colleen (Craig) Buchanan, Krista (Jeff) Fwiggum and Alicia (John) Bandelin; great grandchildren: Rhiannon, Lauren, Samuel, Mycala, Paiton, Chase, Mckenna and Seth; several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Mary and her husband, Wesley; as well as seven brothers and three sisters.