A Celebration of Life for Mason Cederwall, 22, of Algona, will be held Saturday at 10:30 AM at O.B. Laing Middle School Auditorium (west door) in Algona. Officiating will be Pastor Brock Youngren and Pastor Todd Hessel from Algona Evangelical Free Church. His family will greet friends one hour prior to the service in the Auditorium.
In lieu of flowers please direct memorials to the Cederwall family. Donations will be forwarded to the Nizhny Tagil Baby Orphanage in Russia, in Mason's memory.
Mason Alrik Cederwall, son of David and Kar Cederwall was born May 14th, 1997, in Nizhny Tagil, Russia. He was adopted on February 18, 1998 in Clive, IA.
Mason was home schooled by his parents and graduated in 2015. He lettered in soccer and cross country for Spencer High School and participated in track, cross country, and basketball for Algona High School. Mason also participated in a home school basketball program for several years.
Mason worked several years at Aluma in Bancroft. He was a Welding Lead at the time of his death and had a key role in leading the roll out of robotic welding at Aluma. He enjoyed being able to apply his love for computers and looked forward to growing his technical skills.
Mason's interests were sports, listening to music, gaming, and spending time with his friends and family.
He is survived by his parents, David and Kar of Algona; brothers, Satchel (Kaitlynn) Cederwall of Britt, and Serik Cederwall of Algona; a sister, Payton Cederwall of Algona; a niece Victoria Cederwall of Britt; his grandparents; and many cousins and other relatives.
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Our thoughts and prayers to all of you as you lay your son to rest. May God wrap his arms around all of you in this time of grief. Keep your memories alive of Mason with laughter and tears. God Bless
The Cederwall kids would use the library at the Algona High School when I worked there. They were the most respectful, focused, comfortable, mature acting kids ever. My heart breaks for the family. All my sympathy to the Cederwall family.
It is inconceivable the pain you must be in. Our hearts break with yours. Mason was such a nice kid. Always trying his best. It was a pleasure watching him play soccer and growing into the fine young man he became. Our prayers are with you. Kari Roskens, Brandt Roskens
You don’t know me but I wanted you to know that my heartfelt sympathy is with you and your family at this very difficult time, My thoughts and prayers are with you daily! May God grant your peace in the days to follow,
Dave and Kar. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family. Our hearts ache for you. Words cannot express our sympathies. I always thought Mason was a kind young man.
When Mason was a very small child living in the Des Moines, IA area, him and his brother, Satchel, used have their toys strewn all over the bedroom. Kar would say 'Mason and Satchel, you need to pick up your toys'. Mason would feverishly go to work getting the toys picked up like he was he was in a race with Satchel. The competitiveness was so apparent at a very early age and it was easy to see that he wanted to do the job and please his mom. He is still here so long as his memories exist. He is in your embrace Dave and Kar, hold on tightly to him. He accomplished many wonderful things in his lifetime because of your love and help.
All of our prayers and thoughts go out to your entire family. May God give you peace during this very difficult time.
Our deepest sympathy to all of you as you grieve the loss of Mason. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dick and Jan Deitering
My heart aches for the pain you must be feeling. So very, very sorry. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
It was a pleasure getting to know Mason he always had a smile, he was an awesome co-worker ,and very humble . Always willing and able to go beyond his job title... Going to miss him tremendously.. To his parents you did a great job raising him very respectful and had nothing to bad to say .... about anything or anybody ... I'm grateful to meet Mason .... sure going to miss him ..... God comfort the family
I never had the Joy of meeting Mason. However, I felt I knew him through his GrandMother, Carolyn, my Sister. She would tell me stories of his visits with her and Wally. His constant 'jabber', and Wally engaging him with sincere intensity. About walking him home from playtime. She delighted in telling the story of their trip to California last year. We laughed and laughed at his shenanigans. She couldn't say enough about how kind and gentle he was. His quick wit and joy of learning and so much more. My deep thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. I send my condolences to you for myself and my Children, Lisa Van Horn, Tresa Watson, Tedd Gagen and Joseph Bathalter, III. Aunt Joyce
Our hearts are so heavy since we heard the news about Mason. We will continue to lift you and your family up in prayer. We pray that God will grant you strength and comfort during this difficult time. Thinking of you and sending our sympathy and love, Jeanne and Harlan Wittkopf
Dave and Kar and family, We are at a loss for the right words but please know you are in our deepest thoughts and prayers since we heard the tragic news. Mason, as quoted by Cameron, is the nicest guy.. and we agreed. We were blessed to share so many fun soccer memories with the boys and both of you. God be with you as you deal with the loss of Mason. Curt and Sam Geyer
Dave and Kar-
I don't even know what to say. Mason was such a nice guy. He was always smiling and never complained once at work. He was liked by so many people here at Aluma and out in the public. We are all thinking of your family Dave at work and just know that all of us here at Aluma are ready to help you and your family with anything you all would need. Fly high Mason! Until we meet again.
Our deepest sympathies. Mason and all of you will continue to be uplifted in prayer.
Our deepest sympathies to your family, Ellen & Darold Hofer.
No words can express our deepest sympathy. We have lots of fond memories when our boys played club and HS soccer together. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Richard and Amy Noah
I'm so deeply saddened and so very sorry. Many thoughts and prayers to all of Mason's family and friends.
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