Loren Lindquist, of Mora, died on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at Villa Health Care Center. He was 91 years old.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at Grace Lutheran Church of Mora on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Doug Larson presiding.
A MEMORIAL VISITATION will be on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 5-7:00 PM at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Chapel.
INURNMENT will be at Grass Lake Mission Cemetery.
Loren Leroy Lindquist was born to Charles and Adelia Lindquist of Grasston, MN on May 6, 1919. He attended Grasston High School. He worked at the C.C. Camps in various states.
He entered the Army April 3, 1943 and was discharged October 1, 1945. He was a rifleman in European Theaters of Operation. He landed in Normandy and received the Silver Star (awarded for gallantry in action), Bronze Star Medal (awarded for heroic achievement) and a Purple Heart Cluster.
On September 3, 1946 he married Mable Olivia Wicklund. They purchased a farm in Arthur Township and in 1957 he started working for East Central Electric. They sold the farm and built a house on the Snake River. He retired from East Central Electric in 1984. They moved to Park Forest in Mora, MN in 1998.
He was preceded in death by parents, Charles and Adelia Lindquist; brothers, Lorain, Melvin and Lloyd; sisters Luella Lucier, and Lorenda Millar.
He is survived by wife Mable; son Gary Lindquist of Minneapolis; brother Lester (Caroline) Lindquist of Mora; sisters-in-law Margaret Lindquist of Mora, Carolyn Wicklund of Mora, Ruth Drost of Mora and Vivian Belkhom of Hinckley; brother-in-law John (LaVonne) Wicklund of Minneapolis; and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, Dec. 16 at Grace Lutheran Church in Mora with Rev. Doug Larson officiating. Music provided by Betty Smith and Annie Friedrich. Inurnment at Grass Lake Mission Cemetery in Grasston.