Ruth M. Lindgren - 99

3/24/1919 - 9/15/2018

Rockford, Illinois

Ruth M. Lindgren, 99, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Born March 24, 1919 in Rockford, daughter of Knut and Marie (Midtskog) Knutsen. Graduated from Rockford High School and Illinois School of Beauty. Married Einor H. Lindgren in New York, New York on July 13, 1950. He predeceased her on Nov. 17, 1986. Formerly employed as a hairdresser at Fountain of Beauty and Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd. Member of Alpine Lutheran Church, Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile and Sons of Norway.

Survivors include: nieces, Kathleen Danes of Greenfield, WI, Patricia Knutsen of Oconomowoc, WI, Nancy Lindgren (Thomas Farquharson) of Roswell, GA; goddaughter, Nancy (Walt) Usatschew; "adopted family", Darryl, Marsha, Claire and Grace Johnson; and many friends. Predeceased by her father in 1965, mother in 1979 and brother, Ole in 1984.

Visitation 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 in Alpine Lutheran Church, 5001 Forest View Avenue, Rockford, IL with service beginning at 11 a.m. Rev. Dan Wynard officiating. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. Arrangement by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alpine Academy of Rockford, 5001 Forest View Avenue, Rockford IL 61108, Alpine Lutheran Church, or Rock House Kids, 1325 Seventh St., Rockford, IL 61104.

Leave online condolences at sundbergfh.com.

Visitation:

10 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Alpine Lutheran Church, 5001 Forest View Avenue, Rockford, IL

Service:

11 a.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018 in Alpine Lutheran Church, 5001 Forest View Avenue, Rockford, IL

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