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Loren Lindstrom

Jan. 4, 1919-March 26, 2008

Loren C. Lindstrom, 89, of Lake Park, died Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park.

Loren was born to Albert and Olga (Erickson) Lindstrom on Jan. 4, 1919 at Lake Park. He grew up south of Lake Park and attended rural country school at District 50. Loren spent six years in the U.S. Navy. On Jan. 29, 1955 he married Hanna Shewchuk in Vancouver, B.C. Following his discharge from the Navy, he worked for the Great Northern Railway Communication Department for seven years and Boeing Aircraft Company for eight years; after that Loren and Hanna started the Lindstrom Lefse Plant in Bothell, Wash., which they operated for 10 years.

Loren and Hanna retired in 1974 and traveled with their trailer home for four years; in 1978 they decided to settle in Mesa, Ariz. Loren was always inventing something, and by trial and error it usually worked.

Loren is survived by several nieces and nephews, and cousins. His wife; parents; two brothers, Maynard and Erling Lindstrom; and a sister, Ovedia Olson preceded him in death.

The family would like to thank Hospice of the Red River Valley and Sunnyside Care Center for their wonderful care.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Eksjo Lutheran Church, Lake Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred sent to the Hospice of the Red River Valley. Wright Funeral Home in Lake Park has been handling arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at for those wishing to leave messages of sympathy for the family.