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Gordon Reynold Strandberg was born October 24, 1922, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, and died January 3, 2001, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 78. Buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. He is the son of Victor R. Strandberg of Minnesota and Julia Rosalie Johnson of Minnesota.

Renae Joyce Smith was born January 3, 1927, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. She is the daughter of Erich Samuel Smith of Mora, Sweden, and Alma Charlotta Håkansson of Sweden.

Gordon Reynold Strandberg and Renae Joyce Smith were married July 22, 1949, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Gordon Reynold Strandberg and Renae Joyce (Smith) Strandberg had five children:

  1. Jonelle Renae "Joni" Strandberg: Born May 17, 1954, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Married September 11, 1976, in Scott Co., MN, to David Todd Lundquist: Born October 16, 1954, in Hennepin Co., MN.
  2. Cheryl Lynn "Cheri" Strandberg: Born January 25, 1956, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Married January 19, 1981, in Hennepin Co., MN, to Kelly John O'Brien: Born June 13, 1952, in Hennepin Co., MN. Divorced November 23, 1984, in Hennepin Co., MN.
  3. Lori Rae Strandberg: Born October 9, 1958, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Married November 17, 1987, in Hennepin Co., MN, to Thomas Michael "Tom" Casey: Born July 23, 1953, in Hennepin Co., MN.
  4. Mark Gordon Strandberg: Born November 21, 1960, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN; Died November 9, 1976, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN (age 15).
  5. Jami Leone Strandberg: Born February 4, 1963, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Never married.




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Victor R. Strandberg was born June 8, 1890, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Julia Rosalie Johnson was born April 20, 1893, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.


The WWI Draft Registration Report dated June 5, 1917, shows Victor R. Strandberg is living at 1848 E. 42nd Street, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. He is a married Assistant Claims Clerk working for N. P. Railway. He has a child coming.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 15, 1920 shows Victor R. Strandberg (age 28) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents is a Clerk at a Railroad Company owning his home with a mortgage and is living at 1848 E. 42nd Street, 7th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Julia R. Strandberg (age 26) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents. Also living there are his two children, both born in Minnesota to Minnesota-born parents: Melba M. Strandberg (age 2-6/12); and John V. Strandberg (age 9/12).

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 16, 1920 shows Samuel E. Smith (age 28) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1909 and becoming Naturalized in 1915 is an Odd Jobs Carpenter renting his home in the basement of 3125 Fremont Ave. South, 8th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Alma C. Smith (age 26) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1912 and Naturalized in Unreadable. Also living there is his daughter, Leone G. Smith (age 1/12) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents.

Gordon Reynold Strandberg was born October 24, 1922 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Renae Joyce Smith was born 1927 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 18, 1930 shows Victor R. Strandberg (age 39) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 25 is a Record Clerk in a Railroad Office owning his home valued at $4,500 and is living at 4152 Longfellow Avenue, 7th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Julia R. Strandberg (age 36) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 22. Also living there are his three children, all born in Minnesota to Minnesota-born parents: Melba M. Strandberg (age 12); John V. Strandberg (age 11); and Gordon R. Strandberg (age 7).

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 7, 1930 shows Samuel Smith (age 38) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1910 and a naturalized citizen and first married at age 24 is a Dentistry Dentist owning his home valued at $6,000 and is living at 4440 43rd Avenue, 12th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Alma C. Smith (age 37) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1911 and a Naturalized citizen and first married at age 23. Also living there are his children, all born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents: Leone Smith (age 10); Renae Smith (age 3-4/12); and Dwain Smith (age 11/12).

Gordon enlisted in the U. S. Army as a Private on October 26, 1942 at Fort Snelling, MN. He was unmarried, without dependents, and had 4 years of high school.

Gordon Reynold Strandberg and Renae Joyce Smith were married July 22, 1949, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Julia Rosalie (Johnson) Strandberg died October 3, 1971, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 78.

Victor R. Strandberg died May 25, 1979, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 88.

Gordon Reynold Strandberg died January 3, 2001, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 78. Buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.