August 14, 2015
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August 14, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
August 15, 2015
- 2:00 PM
Willis Lindgren died August 10, 2015 at Sanford Palliative Care in Fargo, ND.
Willis Stanley Lindgren was born March 10, 1926, to Manne and Marie Lindgren at Hope, ND. He was baptized at Blabon Lutheran Church. He attended school in a country school at Hugo Township. The family moved to a farm at Grandin, ND in 1933. Willis attended school in Grandin. He was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hendrum, MN.
He was a lifelong farmer, never married, but was a loving uncle to five nieces and nephews and lots of friend’s children. He transferred to Nora Lutheran in the 1950’s. He had a partnership with his brother, Wally, living on the farm at Gardner, ND. He enjoyed spending winters in Melbourne, FL. He learned to play golf at age 70, loved to shoot pool and play bingo. He worshipped at Advent Lutheran Church in Melbourne.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sanford in both Hillsboro and Fargo for their loving care. Thank you to Dr. Breen and to his Florida doctor, Dr. Kumar. Special thanks to niece, Sonja Meline for her faithful care.
He is survived by his brother, Wallace (Mildred) Lindgren; Sonja (Roger) Meline, Linda O’Kane, James (Roberta) Koepke, Robert (Sondra) Koepke, and Mark Koepke; several grandnieces, grandnephews and their families. His aunt, Martha Larson, and several cousins.
Willis was preceded in death by his mother and father, sisters: Elsie (Stanley) Koepke; Marie Lindgren, and brother, Victor Lindgren.