ANNA AMYLIA LINDGREN

a-lindgren.jpgAnna Lindgern of Mora, passed away on Saturday, August 30, 2008 at the Villa Health Care Center of Mora. She was 96 years old.

A FUNERAL SERVICE will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at the Quamba Baptist Church. VISITATION 5-7 pm Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora and One hour prior to the serivce at church. INTERMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery of Mora.

Amy Amylia “Amy” Lindgren of Mora, Minnesota, passed away on August 30, 2008 at Mora. She was 96 years of age. Amy was born on April 30, 1912 in Whited Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota, the second child born to Nels and Christine (Lidstrom) Hallstrom. She graduated from Sheridan School in 1927 and later attended a business school in Minneapolis. She was employed for a time in Minneapolis and Chicago. She returned to Minneapolis to work at Twin City Arsenal where she met her husband Clifford W. Lindgren. They were married on March 30, 1952, and lived on their farm in Isanti County. Later, she worked in Isanti. After moving to Mora, she worked for many years at Fingerhut.

In her retirement she enjoyed traveling and because of her Scandinavian heritage she especially enjoyed visiting relatives in Sweden.

She was member of the South Isanti Baptist Church and joined the Quamba Baptist Church again after moving to Mora. Amy’s faith was important to her, and she participated in many areas in the life of the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford; her parents Nels and Christine Hallstrom; three sisters Olga Gotfredson, Vina Bennett and Lola Korsch; two brothers Robert and Elton Hallstrom.

She is survived by her daughter, Catherine (Rev. William) Amundsen of Lansing, MI; and son, Clifford W. (Elsie) Lindgren of Vashon Island, WA; grandchildren Jennifer Amundsen (Michael Finnegan), Jon Amundsen, and Nels Lindgren; sisters Edna Anderson and Bernice (James) Brooks; brothers Ralph (Fran), Clifford (Bev), Gordon (Ardis), Conrad (Elinor) and Bill (Elaine) Hallstrom; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services held at the Quamba Baptist Church on Wednesday, September 3, 2008. Pastors Ivan Fiske and W.J. (Bill) Amundsen officiating. Music provided by Pat Gabrielson and Phil Halvorson. Pallbearers are Gordon Gotfredson, Craig Korsch, Gary Anderson, Steve Hallstrom, Randy Hallstrom, Brent Hallstrom, Dale Hallstrom and Dan Hallstrom. Interred at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora. Memorials may be given to Terri & Jeff Sprecher at Mission Impact. www.missionimpact.com or a charity of your choice.

2 guestbook entries for ANNA AMYLIA LINDGREN

  1. Ralph and Fran Hallstrom and Family September 3, 2008 at 10:34 am #

    We celebrate, with you, Amy’s new home in Heaven.

    John 14: 1-2
    Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

    II Cor. 5:6-8
    Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: (For we walk by faith, not by sight:) We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.

  2. Jim and Bernice Brooks and Family September 6, 2008 at 11:07 am #

    Although we deeply miss our dear Sister and Aunt Amy, we have that blessed hope of seeing her again, along with other loved ones, who have gone to be with the Lord. What a WONDERFU Day that will be!

    We are so THANKFUL for the MANY precious memories of Amy that we can cling to.

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