ERIC J. LINDGREN, age 22, of Loyal, died on Friday, August 30, 2013 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30pm on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Loyal, with Rev. Daniel Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow in the Loyal Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church from 4pm to 8pm, and again on Wednesday, at the church, from 12:30pm until time of services.
Eric Joe Lindgren was born on November 27, 1990 in Marshfield, WI. He was raised and received his education in Loyal, graduating from Loyal High School in 2009. After graduation, Eric attended Chippewa Valley Technical College for Small Engine Repair. He returned to Loyal and worked for the Roehl family at Golden Grain Storage and also on the Schweers farm. Eric greatly enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, golfing, 4-wheeling, playing disc golf, snow boarding, hanging with his friends, and his dog Blaze. He was a great son, brother and uncle, who loved his family and friends.
He will be dearly missed and always loved by his parents: Carrie Lindgren of Ridgeland, MS, Joe Lindgren of Madison, MS; his brother: Joseph "Little Joe" Lindgren of Madison, MS; his sister: Kelly Lindgren of Ridgeland, MS; his niece: Zoey Payne of Ridgeland, MS; his grandparents: Bernard and Edna Lindgren of Loyal: his aunts, uncles and cousins: Toni (Shannon) Kroenig, Josh and Dalton of Spencer; Keith (Stacy) Vanderputten, Clay, Koda, Brittney and Brooke of Spencer; Dan (Gail) Lindgren, Nate, Tom and Marc of Loyal; Jim (Jill) Lindgren, Samantha and Micaela of Watertown, MN; Mike Lindgren, Rick, Andrew, Austin and Alex of Omaha, NE; Pat and Lisa Lindgren, Sarah, and Amanda of Colfax, WI; Dave (Kathy) Lindgren, Jesse (Jessica), Lillian and Larissa, Jeremy (Alicia), Nicholas and Annalie; Jennifer (John) Petras and Clayton and Michael of Spencer; Kyle (Casey), Cassandra (Scott) Zieglmeier, Yvonne, Junior (Cara) of Marshfield; John and Nancy Lindgren, Melinda of Marshfield; Phyllis, Jessica and Ben of Medford; Mary (John) Erpenbach, Emily and Ashlyn of De Forest, WI; and his paternal father: Jason Soper of Owen. Eric is further survived and loved by many, many friends.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Jayme Ann Lindgren, on Sept. 4, 2007.