In Memory of MaryAnn Lindgren

MaryAnn Lindgren
MaryAnn Lindgren
Born: March 13, 1927
Died: May 20, 2020
Age: 93
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MaryAnn Lindgren
March 13, 1927 - May 20, 2020
From: Odebolt, IA

MaryAnn Lindgren, age 93, of Odebolt, Iowa (formerly of Arthur, Iowa), went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at the Odebolt Specialty Care of Odebolt, Iowa.

MaryAnn participated in the Medical Body Donation Program. A Celebration of Life and Graveside Services will be held at a later date. The Christensen - Van Houten Funeral Home of Odebolt, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online

MaryAnn (Lindberg) Lindgren was born March 13, 1927, in Crawford County near Boyer, Iowa, to Floyd and Fidelia (Greene) Lindberg. The family moved to Ida County in 1930 where she attended rural schools. She attended the Arthur Methodist Church and later the Arthur Evangelical Free Church where she became an active member, serving in various capacities. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior when she was 12.

MaryAnn graduated from Ida Grove High School in 1944. She continued her education at Mounds Midway School of Nursing in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she graduated in 1948. MaryAnn worked at the Ida Grove Hospital, Morningside Health Care and Sealed With A Kid daycare.

On September 30, 1949, MaryAnn was united in marriage to Paul Lindgren in Arthur, Iowa. The couple celebrated 70 years of marriage and were blessed with three children: Nancy Beth, Brent Paul and Reed Curtis. They raised their family on a farm near Arthur where they resided until retirement.

Grateful to have shared her life include her husband Paul Lindgren of Odebolt, IA; children: Nancy Youngren, Brent Lindgren and Reed Lindgren all of Odebolt, IA; 5 cherished grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren: Cherity (Ryan) Schroeder and their children Isabelle, Alexandra, Olivia and Jack of Odebolt, IA, Cassity (Abel) Gutierrez and their children Ana, Mateo and Christian of West Des Moines, IA, Preston (Morgan) Youngren and their children Jayden, Jayston, Brady, Wynn and Kal of Odebolt, IA, Jordan (Joel) Hustedt and their children Eve and Jett of Galva, IA, James (Tisha) Lindgren and their children Knox, Beckham, Ava and Jude of Urbandale, IA; brother William (Arlene) Lindberg of Bartlett, IL; sister-in-law Betty (Wayne) Olson of Annandale, VA; brothers-in-law LuVerne (Marge) Rydberg of Alta, IA, Richard (Bobbie) Lindgren of Burney, CA, Dennis (Janet) Lindgren of Ida Grove, IA and Harold Petersohn of Tacoma, WA; many special nephews, nieces, extended family and a host of friends.

Preceding MaryAnn to her heavenly home were her parents Floyd and Fidelia Lindberg; brother John W. Lindberg; son-in-law Robert Youngren; father and mother-in-law Algot and Ellen Lindgren; brothers and sisters-in-law Iver (Peggy) Lindgren, Lois Rydberg, Virginia (Charles) McGee, Verna Petersohn and Milo Devlin; lovingly remembered nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.


At A Later Date


Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 9:04 AM
“What a wonderful lady. I have so many fond memories of Mary Ann. She was so gracious to me and to my folks. She most certainly will be missed.”
- Joyce "Clouse" Greer
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 7:58 AM
“So sorry for your loss.
My sympathies to the family.”
- Ann Lindgren
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 6:53 PM
“May light perpetual shine upon her and our Lord welcome her home. ”
- Patricia Neal Jensen
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 6:53 PM
“Sincere sympathy to you and your family for the loss of MaryAnn. ”
- Stan and Bonnie Kirkholm
Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 12:39 PM
“MaryAnn was a very kind lady I grew up in the Arthur Evangelical Free church she would always great us when we came to visit Mom Paul loved it when the boys wore suits”
- Peg Bahr
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1:47 PM
“Mary Ann was just the sweetest lady! Always talked to me at the home when I went to see my mom! Our sympathies to all her family!”
- Mike and Vicki Schroeder
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“My sympathy to the Lindgren family”
- Sarah Totten
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“So sorry for your loss. I knew Mary Ann from when we both worked at Sealed With A Kid Daycare. She was a wonderful person. ”
- Julie Wonderful
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“Our sincerest sympathy to you all. She truly was a great, kind Lady! Loved talking to her at the nursing home. May your good memories help you through this difficult time.”
- Pat & Ann Hoefling
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“My heartfelt prayers for all of Lindgren family. ”
- Bruce Linman
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“MaryAnn was an outstanding lady. She lived her faith and had a beautiful witness. I had the privilege of working with her at the Morningside Care Center as a volunteer. You have my sympathy in your loss. ”
- Gloria Sykes
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“So sorry for your loss. She was a truest wonderful lady and a huge delight to be around. Always had a smile on her face and just giggled when picking on Paul. She will be missed by many”
- Vicki Hannon
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9:31 AM
“Jim and I smile when we remember Mary Ann. She holds a special place in our hearts. She showed her love of God in the kind way she treated everyone.”
- Marne Barker
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