Obituary: Ardythe Rae Lindquist
August 19, 2022
Ardythe Rae Lindquist, 85, of Cloquet passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, in Essentia Health Duluth, Miller Dwan. She was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Cloquet to Einar Holmberg and Jeanette Holmberg-Siltanen. Her father was a steelworker, so they moved around to a number of places, but the home ports were Cloquet and Madison, Wisconsin. Ardythe married Alden Lindquist on March 12, 1955 in Cloquet. Ardythe worked a short time at the Northwest Paper Company in the finishing room. After that she was a full-time homemaker. She liked to watch TV, mostly politics and the Hallmark Channel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Alden; daughter-in-law, Charlene; and her sister, Arlene Alaspa.
Ardythe will be missed by her children, Steve of Cloquet, Teryl Shanda of Cloquet and Tom of Savage; grandchildren, Gaitz (Erika Rustad-Shanda) Shanda of Cloquet and Kaylee (Pat) Stencel of Prior Lake; great grandchildren, Aurelia Shanda and Kellin Rustad; brother, Craig (Dianne) Siltanen of Cloquet; and nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation: 10 a.m until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday, Aug. 22 in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. A luncheon will follow the service. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Cloquet. To sign the guestbook and leave an online tribute, see http://www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com. Due to construction on 14th Street, please use our temporary back entrance off 12th Street. Access 12th Street from Doddridge Avenue.
Pine Knot News August 19, 2022