Grace M. Lindstrom, 94, of Fremont, OH passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Thursday, October 22, 2015. She was born on March 1, 1921 in Pequot Lakes, MN, the daughter of Lewis and Selma (Thorsten) Hojem. She was a graduate of Humbolt Business College in Minneapolis, MN.
Grace married Leonard “Slim” H. Lindstrom on July 18, 1941 in Walker, MN and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1977. At the Fremont News-Messenger, Grace progressed from being Teletypist, to Proof Reader, to Staff Writer, writing obituaries and human interest stories. She retired in 1984.
Grace was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the Lutheran Daughters of Reformation. She also sang in the choir. Grace enjoyed playing Scrabble, gardening, traveling and listening to Loons, a common bird in Minnesota.
Grace is survived by her children, Doris (Bill) Hames, Avondale Estates, GA, Robert Lindstrom, Fremont, OH, Mary Reuben, Minneapolis, MN, Joyce McCann, Birmingham, AL, David Lindstrom, St. Louis, MO, Amy (Peter) Howley, Watsonville, CA; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She has been surrounded for years by beloved friends and neighbors, John and Cathy Morrison, Phyllis Heileman and Debbie Rader; special caregivers, Amy Morton and Judy Gonzales.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard “Slim” H. Lindstrom and four siblings.
Memorial Service: Saturday, October 31, 2015; 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 705 W. State St., Fremont, OH with Pastor Jody Rice officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hearth to Hearth, PO Box 208, Lake Ann, MI 49690 which serves widows and orphans in Kenya and Uganda.Print Obituary & Condolences