Jean A. Lindroth

1923 ~ 2021 (age 98)


Jean A. Lindroth, age 98, of Wisconsin Rapids passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids.

Jean was born in 1923 in Fithian, IL to Clifford and Carrie (Smith) Waddell.  She married William E. Lindroth on December 23, 1945 in Danville, IL. For most of her adult life Jean lived in suburban Chicago.

After her retirement, William and Jean moved to Sawyer, Michigan, about 90 miles east of Chicago, where they spent 25 very happy years.  Jean was very active member of Harbert Community Church in Harbert, Michigan while living in Sawyer.

Jean is survived by two sons: William (Marna) Lindroth, Town of Rome, WI, and Steven (Ray Gernhart) Lindroth, Alexandria, VA; and grandchildren: Erica (Justin Payne) Lindroth of Washington, DC, and Ed (Megan Bodell) Lindroth and their children, Sunshine Bodell and Finnigan Lindroth of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  She is preceded in death by her husband, William E. Lindroth, her parents, five sisters, and two brothers.

Jean lived in Wisconsin Rapids for about 10 years to be near her son William and loved her apartment at River Run.  The family thanks the River Run staff for the great care that mom received there.

A private graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Three Oaks, Michigan.

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, WI is honored to be assisting the family.

Memorials may be designated to the South Wood County Emerging Pantry Shelf (SWEPS), 331 12th Avenue South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495.

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