Mable Lindquist, of Mora, died on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at St. Clare Living Community in Mora. She was 94 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 27th at Grace Lutheran Church in Mora. Rev. Douglas Larson will officiate.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral on Monday at the church.
INURNMENT will be at the Grass Lake Mission Cemetery in Grasston.
Mable Olivia Lindquist, of Mora, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at the St. Clare Living Community of Mora. She was 94 years old.
Mable was born on September 7, 1919 in Sand Lake, Minnesota to Victor and Martha (Erickson) Wicklund. She moved with her family to Mora, Minnesota in 1931. She graduated from Grasston High School in 1938.
On September 3, 1946 she married Loren Leroy Lindquist. They purchased a farm in Arthur Township. In 1970, they sold part of the farm and moved to a mobile home on the northern part of the farm. Later, they built a house overlooking the Snake River. The couple moved to the Park Forest Apartments in Mora in 1998. In 2009, they moved to the Villa Assisted Living Apartments. In 2011, Mable moved to the Villa Nursing Home.
During WWII, Mable worked at the Arsenal in New Brighton, MN, making tracer bullets. Mable worked as a waitress with her sister, Margaret, at North Star Resort in Northern Minnesota. She worked as a Nurses’ Aide at the Mora hospital for many years. She also worked as a housekeeper for a family in Mora.
Mable enjoyed needlework, rug hooking, fishing, and life.
Mable was preceded in death by husband, Loren Lindquist; parents, Victor and Martha Wicklund; mother and father-in-law, Adelia and Charles Lindquist; brothers, Victor (Hildegard) Wicklund, Vimar Wicklund, Paul (Dorothy and Rosie) Wicklund; sisters, Violet (Ray) Lucier, Margaret (Lorain) Lindquist, Vivian (Roy) Belkholm; brothers and sisters-in-law, Willard (Luella) Lucier, George (Lorinda) Millar, Lloyd Lindquist, Harold Drost, Malcom “Buddy” Lindquist; nephew, Randy Lindquist; niece, Lois Chapel; grand-nephews, Greg Wicklund, Matthew Belkholm.
She is survived by son, Gary Lindquist; brother John (Lavonne) Wicklund; sister, Ruth Drost; sisters-in-law, Carlolyn Wicklund, Florence (Will) Rask; numerous nieces and nephews; other loving relatives and friends.