Elna Scholin was born to Sven August and Alvina Theresia (Erickson) Scholin on August 20, 1919 at home in Bray Township, near St. Hilaire, MN. She grew up in Bray Township and attended country school and later high school in Thief River Falls, MN. She later achieved her teaching degree from North Star College in Warren, MN and taught school for 8 years near Thief River Falls and Georgetown, MN.
Elna was united in marriage to Harold Lindblom on June 6, 1942 in Bray Township, Minnesota. They made their home in Thief River Falls until 1944, when they moved to the Felton area and Harold continued farming. Harold and Elna began spending winters in Clearwater, FL in 1960. She was a former member of Morken Homemakers Club, Viding Birthday Club, Island Estates Women’s Club, Islands of La Sertoma, Beta Sigma Phi, Chi Chi’s Circle of Friends & Golfing Dolphins at Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club, Suncoast New Neighbors, Moorhead Country Club. She was also active in Ladies Aid, square dancing, and Bible Studies.
Elna is survived by her daughter: Genora (Arnold) Schjeldrup; Grandchildren: Cale (Annessa) Schjeldrup; Amy Leigh Schjeldrup; Jenna (Brad) Kuehl; Brian (Mandi Thielbar) Kucharz; Great-grandchildren: Cereanna Schjeldrup, Brooklyn and Austen Kuehl; Son-in-law: Don Kucharz; She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Harold; her daughters: Denise Daugherty and Donna Lindblom-Kucharz.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00am, Friday, May 20, 2016 at Hope Lutheran Church, North Campus, Fargo, ND. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am prior to services at Hope Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead, MN.