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Shelby Harris Westby


Tue, Aug 20th, 2013
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Shelby Harris Westby, 83, of rural Peterson, Minn. died on Monday, August 19, 2013, at his home.

Shelby was born on October 28, 1929, in Spring Grove, Minn. to Gynther and Clara (Erickson) Westby. He was raised on the family farm in rural Peterson. Shelby was the fourth generation to farm on the Westby Homestead where he farmed all of his career. He graduated from Rushford High School in 1947. On May 14, 1955, Shelby married Doris Johnson at the Mabel United Methodist Church in Mabel, Minn. He served in the U.S. National Guard from 1954 to 1957 as a Specialist Third Class. Shelby was a member of the Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, where he enjoyed singing in the church choir. He was a soloist for many weddings and over 400 funerals. Church, family, and farming were the cornerstones of his life.

Shelby is survived by his wife, Doris; five children: Dean (DeAnn) Westby of Rushford, Cindy (John) Hoaglund of Eden Prairie, Minn., Lisa Von Arx of La Crescent, Minn., Ingrid (Will) Pape of Dakota, Minn., and Tina Westby of Lanesboro, Minn. twelve grandchildren: Jordan (Erica) Hoaglund, Steven Westby, Emma Hoaglund, Andre Von Arx, Waylon (Michelle) Colwell, Jacob Pape, Alec Von Arx, Keaton Von Arx, Rachel Pape, Ross (Willow) Hoaglund, Rana (Andy) Olson, and Leah (Shawn) Tennant; six great grandchildren with one on the way; and by a special niece, Holly (Jake) Mangelsen.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Burton Westby, one son, Steven Burton Westby, and two grandsons: Dylan Westby and Joseph Pape.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Peterson with the Rev. Kay Wold officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford.

Leave a memory of Shelby, sign his online guestbook and view his tribute video when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com
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