J. Maydelene “May” Lindquist, 87

J. Maydelene “May” Lindquist, 87, of Thief River Falls, MN formerly of Lancaster, MN died on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at Hillcrest Senior Living inRed Lake Falls, MN.
 
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Evangelical Covenant Church, Thief River Falls, MN, with Pastor Bert Foster officiating.  Burial will be at Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Lancaster, MN.
 
Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN.  Visitation will also be held from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Wednesday at the church.
 
Judith Maydelene “May” Williamson was born July 22, 1923, the daughter of William O. and Judith E. (Erickson) Williamson, was born between Hallock and Kennedy, Kittson County, MN,   She was baptized in the Lutheran church, Kennedy, MN and attended rural school near Hallock and West Cannon School near Lake Bronson, MN.
 
On June 12, 1946, May was united in marriage to Clifford O. Lindquist at Hallock, MN.  The couple lived NE of Lancaster, MN, on a farm for 35 years.  After Clifford passed away in 1974, May moved to Thief River Falls, MN in 1983.
 
She worked at Arctic Cat in Karlstad, MN as a seamstress.  When she moved to Thief River Falls, she cleaned homes and offices.
 
May was a former member of Mission Covenant Church, Lancaster, MN and current member of Evangelical Covenant Church, Thief River Falls, MN. She belonged to Covenant Women, was a member of the Garden Club, she enjoyed bowling, cooking, baking, flower and vegetable gardening which she shared with family and friends, and was well known for her homemade bread and ginger snaps.  She was an active exhibitor at the county fair and won numerous awards.
 
May is survived by children, Bonnie (Ronald) Lorenson, Karlstad, MN, Dennis Lindquist, Lancaster, MN, Curtis Lindquist, Lancaster, MN and Carol Lindquist, Moorhead, MN; grandchildren, Jill (Robby) Farbo, St. Hilaire, MN and Nick Lorenson, Karlstad, MN; sisters, Doris (Sigurd) Severinson, Hawley, MN and Joyce Haug, Hawley, MN; great grandchildren, Kale and Kasey Farbo; and several nieces and nephews.
 
Preceded in death by husband, Clifford in 1974; parents; sister, Evelyn Williamson at the age of 13 years in 1933; brother, Jerald Williamson in 2003; sister-in-law, Doris Williamson in 1997; and brother-in-law, Gustav Haug in 2009.

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