Wayve Shirley Lindroth, age 96, of Cambridge died February 16, 2018 at Cambridge Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 25th at Strike Life Tributes in Cambridge. A time for visiting will held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in North Isanti Baptist Cemetery in the spring.
Wayve Lindroth was born on July 19, 1921 to Robert and Jennie Wentworth in Bradford, MN. Her parents had a farm and later, her father formed the Wentworth Family Orchestra. Her father and all of the children were included in the orchestra. Wayve began playing at age 14, and played accordion and piano – both “by ear”.
On November 10, 1943, she married Joseph Lindroth. They lived in Cambridge, moved to Minneapolis, and returned to Cambridge where she spent most of her life. Wayve enjoyed being a part of the Cambridge community where she worked as a waitress at the Chuck Wagon, Maid-Rite, and Arlington Restaurants. She was also a clerk at Anderson Drug and Lewis’ Department Store. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing and quilting.
Wayve and Joe enjoyed traveling together. In their younger years they traveled to Europe, Mexico, and Cuba. When they retired, they took their travel trailer to spend winter months in Apache Junction, Arizona.
Wayve will be remembered for her wonderful smile and the sparkle in her eyes. Her friends and family meant everything to her and she adored her grandchildren.
Wayve passed away Friday, February 16th, 2018 at Cambridge Medical Center at the age of 96 years, 6 months and 28 days. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Joe; young sisters, Margaret and Doanie; brothers, Donald, Glenn, and Dean; and sister-in-law, Irene.
She will be greatly missed by her daughters; Mary and Kathy (Tom Baumann); grandchildren, Reid and Kelsey (Max Fritz); sister, Carol (Chet Leider); sisters-in-law, Margaret and Gen; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.