Jean Iona Lindstrom (Green) was born on March 14, 1933 on the family farm near Donalda, Alberta, the middle child of Harry and Bessie Green. She passed away at the Stettler Acute Care Hospital on December 29, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jean attended Grades 1 to 9 at Buena Vista School, Grade 10 in Stettler and completed her schooling in Meeting Creek. After graduating she worked at the Imperial Bank in Donalda. On June 11, 1953 Jean married the love of her life, Fred Lindstrom. While living in their first home in Meeting Creek their son Darrell Frederick was born in March 1954. Their daughter Brenda Jean was born in December 1956. Fred’s business took them to a variety of locations in the province before they eventually settled in Stettler in 1957. As well as being a homemaker, Jean was a vital part of Lindstrom Brothers Trucking, answering phones, making bookings and doing the bookkeeping. She was a charter member of the Stettler U.C.W. Unit #5 remaining actively involved until her health failed. Several generations of Rotarians enjoyed her pies. An accomplished seamstress, Jean enjoyed dancing, teaching Sunday School, bowling, golfing, walking, camping, traveling, working as a very successful Avon Lady and most importantly visiting. She also enjoyed and supported her children’s activities and later her grandchildren’s activities. Following the death of her husband she moved into the condo where she resided until her passing. While living there she continued her many friendships and made many new friends. Jean is survived by her children, Darrell (Sharon) Lindstrom of Edmonton and Brenda (Dave) Jickling of Cadogan; grandchildren Christopher and Carrie Jickling of Cadogan; sister Isabel Kerl of Stettler; sisters-in-law Vera Green, Louise Fiske, Fern Lindstrom, Eunice (Al) Coley and Janet (Ken) Ogston; brother-in-law Tore (Marilyn) Lindstrom; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Fred in 2002; father and mother Harry and Bessie Green; father-in-law and mother-in-law Seth and Ragnhild Lindstrom; brother Eddie Green; brothers-in-law George Kerl, Gust Lindstrom, Donald Lindstrom and Don Fiske. Funeral services were held at Stettler United Church on January 2, 2014 at 2:00 PM with Jan Richardson, minister of Stettler United Church officiating. Son in law Dave Jickling presented the Eulogy; while musician Elaine Hennel presented her gift of music for the hymns. Daughter in law Sharon Lindstrom read scriptures. Interment was held at Lake View Cemetery where she was laid to rest beside her husband Fred. Following the service family and friends gathered for a time of fellowship and a luncheon by the Stettler U.C.W., Jeans own Unit #5. Memorial donations may be made to Stettler Health Services Foundation, Alberta Cancer Foundation or a charity of your own choosing. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
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