Thomas Lindquist, of Mora, formerly of Ogilvie, died at Villa Health Care Center on Saturday, March 6, 2010. He was 86 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at the Stanchfield Baptist Church of Stanchfield on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 11 AM with Reverend Dale Cope, Pastor Paul Reynolds and Pastor Bruce Thompson officiating.
VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 10 AM.
INTERMENT will be in the spring at the Stanchfield Baptist Cemtery.
Thomas “Tom” Lindquist went home to be with the Lord at the Villa Health Care Center of Mora on March 6, 2010. He was 86 years old.
Tom was born in Mora, Minnesota to Axel and Anna Lindquist. The family lived in the Ogilvie area until selling the farm and moving to Mora where he lived until his death.
Tom attended Holmes School District 19 through 7th grade when he went to Ogilvie High School where he graduated.
He was employed at Land O’Lakes early in his career and retired from the Regional Center in Cambridge. He married Margaret Peterson August 31, 1948 on the family farm. He was always involved in the church attended Fish Lake Covenant Church and then joining Stanchfield Baptist where he was a member until his death. He was instrumental in organizing ARC of Kanabec County and one of the founding members of Industries Inc. and Brighter Day. He was honored as Kanabec County Senior Citizen of the year 1994. He loved spending time with his family, being out in the woods cutting wood to keep his family warm and always helping someone that needed help especially at church on deacon and trustee board, teaching Sunday School and wherever needed.
He was a wonderful father, a quiet gentle man that led by example to all who loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Margaret of 60 years, sisters Doris Anderson and Katherine Prather.
He is survived by his daughters Susan (Don) Malafa of Coon Rapids, Jane Lindquist of Mora; sister, Luella Lindquist of Minneapolis; God-daughter Sara McIalwain of Bovey, many other special nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members and friends.