Lois Lennartson

Obituary of Lois Grace Lennartson

Lois Grace Lennartson of Midway Township went to her heavenly home June 1, 2024. Lois was born June 3, 1927.  She died just two days before her 97th birthday.  Lois was the daughter of George and Hedwig Thorburg.  She was one of four daughters with Lindus being her identical twin. 

Lois married Elmer Lennartson on July 30, 1949.  She and her husband had three sons: Paul, David, and Mark. Lois was a 1945 graduate of Proctor High School. Lois and Lindus were cheerleaders of various sports and sang duets at many events. She attended Lutheran Bible Institute in Mpls. and Herst Business College in Duluth. Lois taught Sunday School and sang in the choir at Augustana Lutheran Church. Lois then became a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cloquet where she served as a lay shepherd. Lois worked for several real estate companies for 35 years. She was the Clerk of Midway Township for over 40 years.

Lois and her twin sister, Lindus, were very close, dressed alike and did many activities together. They married brothers Elmer and Robert (Bob) Lennartson and live across the road from each other. 

Lois was preceded in death by her spouse Elmer, her son David, her parents, and three sisters. 

Lois is survived by two sons, Paul (Mary) of Midway Township, Mark (Nancy) of Duluth Township, her son David’s spouse, Judy of Florida, 4 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. 

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at Edgewood Memory Care and Caring Edge Hospice for the care given to Lois. 

Lois’s Funeral will be June 29, 2024, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Cloquet. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. with the Memorial Service to follow at 11:00 a.m. A lunch will be served after the Memorial Service. A Burial Service at Augustana Lutheran Church Cemetery will follow the luncheon. 

Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.   

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Saturday
29
June

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, June 29, 2024
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1705 Wilson Ave
Cloquet, Minnesota, United States
Saturday
29
June

Funeral

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, June 29, 2024
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
1705 Wilson Ave
Cloquet, Minnesota, United States
Saturday
29
June

Inurnment

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday, June 29, 2024
Midway Cemetery
3251 Midway Road
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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