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Inga E. Lillfors age 86

Inga E. Lillfors age 86 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at the Villa St. Vincent Nursing Home in Crookston, MN

         Inga Edla Lillfors was born on November 8, 1924 in Oravais, Finland, the daughter of August and Edla Hegg.  Inga grew up in Finland and worked as a pediatric nurse’s aide in Sweden.  In 1950, she immigrated to the United States and worked as a seamstress.  On January 22, 1955 she was united in marriage to Birger Lillfors in Bessemer, MI, and moved to East Grand Forks.   Her passions were gardening, baking, and caring for her family.

         Family members who survive Inga include her 3 sons; Roy Lillfors of East Grand Forks, MN; Dale Lillfors of Grand Rapids, MN; and John Lillfors of Carlsbad, CA.

         She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Birger Lillfors, on July 16, 1995; brothers, Reynold, Gustav, Nils, and Oscar; sisters, Anna, Aili, Agda, and Alice.

The family would like to thank the staffs of Parkwood Place, Edgewood Vista, and the Villa St. Vincent for the care and compassion that Inga received.


Funeral Service:  2:00 PM on Monday, November 7, 2011 in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1515 5th Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN


Visitation:  2 Hours prior Funeral Service on Monday in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church


Interment:  Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN


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Arrangements by Stennes Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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