Alver Lindberg, of Braham, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Walker Methodist Levande in Cambridge. He was 86 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Julie Beck officiating.
VISITATION will held 1/2 hour prior to the service on Friday
PLEASE NOTE: Due to CDC recommendations, FACE MASKS are REQUIRED at the services for Alver. Being aware of the need to keep social distance, and not coming if you are sick or at risk (e.g. elderly, immune-compromised) will help protect everyone.
Alver Joel Lindberg, of Braham, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Walker Methodist Levande in Cambridge. He was 86 years old.
Alver was born on January 9, 1935 at home in Isanti Minnesota to Burton and Willette (Findell) Lindberg. He was the oldest of 4 children. As a child he lived in Isanti, California and then back to the Isanti County area. After school he worked in Idaho before returning to Cambridge. In 1957 he joined the army reserves; he served for 6 years. In 1958 he started working at East Central Electric. He married Evenna Edblad in 1959. They moved to Braham in 1963 where they raised 5 children and lived for 58 years. He retired from ECE in 1995 after 37 years.
He was an avid outdoorsman; he enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and beekeeping. Alver made many trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area with his family. He served as an usher and greeter at church and was also a caretaker for the Rice Lake Cemetery. He delivered meals-on-wheels and was always willing to help out anyone.
He is survived by his wife Evenna of Braham; children, Kevin (Brenda), Dwaine (Tabitha), Dianna, Suzanne (Brian), Brent (Angela); 7 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter; Brother, Dennis (Phyllis) and sister Carol Olson.
Alver was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.