Obituary of Anne Julia Lindgren
Anne Julia Lindgren
(August 25, 1928 - September 7, 2022)
Anne Julia Lindgren of Camrose, Alberta, formerly of St Paul, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at the age of 94 years.
Anne was born to Isidore and Anna Pek on August 28, 1928, and was welcomed by her sisters, brothers, and other family members. She married Les Lindgren and they had three daughters, Colleen, Cynthia and Lorelei.
Anne was a school teacher; working in many places in Alberta and Saskatchewan. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and time at the cabin at the lake. Some of her favorite hobbies included playing cards, ceramics, and reading. Anne was involved in the Senior Center, the Royal Purple, and many activities in the community.
Anne loved to write poems and short stories, having books published containing many of these pieces. She was a classy lady known for clothes, hairdo, and her red fingernails and lipstick. Anne immensely enjoyed travelling and travelled throughout Canada, the United States, China, Mexico and the Dominican.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Colleen (Peter Lochhead) of Daysland; grandchildren Kevin (Vanessa) Bowman of Ardmore, Kyle (Gidget) Bowman of Innisfree, Shad Yaremchuk of Edmonton, Brandi (Rhett) Lindgren of Edmonton, and Kristine (Garrett) Zetsen of Camrose; siblings Ed (Carol)Pek of Saskatoon, SK and Joe (Denise) Pek of Landis, SK; and brother-in-law Len Dow of Abbotsford BC.
Anne was predeceased by her husband Les Lindgren; her partner George Sian; daughters Cynthia Bowman Reinbolt and Lorelei Lindgren; granddaughter Kim Abbott; infant grandson Kelly Bowman; parents Isidore and Anna Pek; and siblings Irene Dow, Annella Pek, and Steven Pek.
A funeral service was held at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 24, 2022 from the Burgar Memorial Chapel, 4817 - 51 Avenue Camrose.
If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Anne's memory may be made to Cross Cancer Institute or to the charity of one's choice.