Meriese Lindell, age 84, of Braham and formerly of Isanti, died June 3, 2012 at home. Funeral services will be at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 7that Strike Funeral Home- Isanti Chapel. A visitationwill be heldfrom3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the chapel. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Lucy was born on August 20th, 1927 in Baker, N.D. to Vigilius & Mathilda Westlund. She attended school in Minneapolis. Lucy married Ellsworth F. Lindell on April 14th, 1949 in Savannah, GA. They spent 20 years in the Air Force living in many different states and countries. They had three children together: Janice, Darlene, and Gary. Their last home together was in Isanti, MN. Ellsworth passed away in October of 1980.
Family was very important to Lucy. She liked family gatherings with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She taught Sunday school and was a Brownie Leader when her kids were young. She was also the family record keeper, if you wanted to know who, when or where a marriage, birth or death occurred, she was the one to ask and she was always the one to call you with well wishes on your special day. She also loved to crochet and was very close to her sister Nita, they could be found traveling together or just having a chat over coffee often.
She worked as a factory worker and as a Nurses Aide. After retiring she babysat a number of her great-grandchildren frequently along with helping with the neighborhood children.
Meriese Lucille (Lucy) Lindell passed away on June 3rd, 2012 peacefully at her home in Braham at the age of 84 years, 9 months and 14 days. Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, Vigilius & Mathilda; her husband, Ellsworth; her sister, Jaunita; her brother, Quintin; and her son, Gary.
Lucy is survived by her sister, Mavis; children, Janice (Dennis) O’Brien and Darlene (James) Edin; grandchildren, Kelly (Steve) Witter, Craig (Erika) Hansen, Brandon Buckingham, Jason (Allison) Buckingham, Laurie (Todd) Ronkainen, Jim (Jennie) Edin, Lisa Edin, Justin Lindell, Katrina Lindell, and Jacob Lindell; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyne, Cassi, Elizabeth, Cody, Samantha, Dylan, Ayden, Evan, James, Matthew, Ella, Natalie, Aiden, Lane, Lucy, Christina, Blake, and Riley. Also survived by chosen daughter, Ginger (Jeff) Noshbush, and daughters-in-law, Donna Lindell, Kathy Lindell and son, Brian.