WPSA: CJ Ramstead killed in auto accident

WPSA POWERSPORTS SNOWMOBILE TOUR MOURNES THE LOSS OF CJ RAMSTEAD WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (May 11, 2007) -- The entire WPSA PowerSports Snowmobile Tour staff would like to give its condolences to the family of CJ Ramstead. Ramstead, a stalwart in...

WPSA POWERSPORTS SNOWMOBILE TOUR MOURNES THE LOSS OF CJ RAMSTEAD

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (May 11, 2007) -- The entire WPSA PowerSports Snowmobile Tour staff would like to give its condolences to the family of CJ Ramstead. Ramstead, a stalwart in the WPSA media center for many years, was killed, along with his son JJ, on Sunday, May 6 in an automobile accident in Minneapolis.

Ramstad was a well-known and respected journalist. He authored several books, including the "Arctic Cat Legend,""Of Ice and Engines," "The Collected Works of Pappy" and many others. He was owner of MSPN publications and owner/editor of Supertrax magazine. He was also known for his journalistic and photographic work for Snow Week, SnowGoer, Minnesota Snowmobiling, All-Terrain Vehicle and Minnesota Off-Road.

"CJ was a longtime friend and supporter of the WPSA PowerSports Snowmobile Tour and he will certainly be missed," said PowerSports Entertainment, Inc. Executive Vice President of Operations Kent Lungstrom. "Our sincere condolences go out to his family and friends during this difficult time."

Ramstead is survived by his wife, Karla, and daughter Marly.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday.
May 14 at 11 a.m.
Westwood Community Church
3121 Westwood Drive
Excelsior, Minn. 55331,

To make a financial donation to the C.J. & J.J. Ramstad Memorial Fund, send your gift to:
CJ & JJ Ramstad Memorial Fund
c/o Beacon Bank
19765 Highway Seven
Shorewood, MN 55331

To send the family your condolences, please mail to:
The Ramstad Family
c/o MSPN
9445 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

-credit: wpsa

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