Ann Marie (Schipper) Lindberg, 77, Cambridge, Minn., died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minn.
Funeral service was Saturday, May 12, at St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Bemidji with Father Don Braukmann as Celebrant. Interment was in Our Lady of Victory Cemetery in Shevlin.
Ann was born Feb. 18, 1935, at Crookston, Minn., to Henry and Mabel (Doyea) Schipper. She grew up near Leonard, Minn., and graduated high school at Clearbrook, Minn. Ann married Kermit Lindberg on Aug. 11, 1953 and resided in Fargo, N.D., Park Rapids, Minn.; then lived in Monticello, Minn. for 23 years before moving to Maple Grove, Minn., and for the past year at Cambridge.
Mrs. Lindberg worked for 18 years as a medical technologist at Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital. She enjoyed sewing, cooking for family and friends, casino games, music and dancing.
Ann is survived by children, Gary (Joyce, Flemingsburg, Ky.; Steven (Teresa), Brook Park, Minn.; Danny (Cathy), Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Julie (Greg) Wheeler, North Chicago, Ill.; and Renae (Craig) Hammond, Stanchfield, Minn.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Jeanette and Mildred; brothers, Robert and Richard; and two infant brothers.
Honorary pallbearers were Jennifer Crouse, Elizabeth Lindberg, Amanda Lindberg Aganga, Carrie, Laura and Allison Lindberg. Pallbearers were Andrew, Eric, and Evan Lindberg, Ben and Nick Hammond.
Arrangements were with Strike Funeral Home - Cambridge Chapel.