Mason Cederwall

A Celebration of Life for Mason Cederwall, 22, of Algona was held Saturday, July 20, at 10:30 a.m. at O.B. Laing Middle School Auditorium in Algona. Officiating were Brock Youngren and Todd Hessel, pastors 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 14, 1997, in Nizhny Tagil, Russia. He was adopted on Feb. 18, 1998, in Clive.

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 rollout 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.

Oakcrest Funeral Services of Algona is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to


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