Edythe M. Lindgren, 81

Edythe M. Lindgren, a resident of Little Falls, lost her battle with cancer Monday, April 29, 2013, at Highland Senior Living in Little Falls.

Funeral services will be  held Thursday, May 2, at First United Methodist Church in Little Falls with Pastor Damen Heitmann officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery in Little Falls.

Edythe Marie Lindgren was born April 25, 1932, to the late Merle and Fannie Cubbison in Colman, S.D. The family moved to Swanville in 1942. She graduated from Swanville High School in 1950. Edythe was married to Arthur Lindgren Aug. 30, 1958, in Millbank, S.D. They resided in Little Falls since then. Edythe was employed at T.O. Plastics Inc. She was an active volunteer at the Senior Center doughnut crew, St. Gabriel’s Hospital, delivered Meals on Wheels, and was an usher at First United Church. She was a member of the St. Gabriel’s Hospital Auxiliary, Ladies Auxiliary president of VFW 1112 and a member of First United Church. Edythe was Morrison County Outstanding Senior Citizen in 2011.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Arthur; son, Keith (Julie) of Brainerd; daughters, Pamela (Sherman) Bloom of Little Falls and Paula (Tony) Armagost of Little Falls; grandchildren, Jason Bloom, Gina Lindgren, Nicole Lindgren and Cary Armagost; step-brothers, George (Ellyn) Hay of Birmingham, Ala. and Robert (Velda) Hay of Oil City, La.; sister-in-law Linda Pennington of Pittsburg, Mo.; and cousin, Betty (Bert) Johnson of Little Falls.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Merle and Fannie; stepfather, George Hay; son, Kevin Lindgren; grandson, Jeremy Bloom; stepbrother, Richard Hay; and in-laws, Arthur and Alva Lindgren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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