Yvonne Lindstrom

NORWAY – Yvonne “Sis” M. Lindstrom, 84, of Norway, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.

She was born Nov. 7, 1928, in Norway, the daughter of the late Ciperino “James” and Rose (Cristanelli) Cologna.

Yvonne graduated from Norway High School on June 6, 1946.

She married Clarence “Tiny” Lindstrom Oct. 2, 1948, at St. Barbara Catholic Church in Vulcan. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1990.

Yvonne was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway; worked for Northland Grocers, enjoyed walking, word search puzzles and reading.

She is survived by her son, James (Mary) Lindstrom of Vulcan; grandsons, Jason Lindstrom of Chicago, Daniel Lindstrom of Green Bay, Wis., and Andrew Lindstrom of Green Bay; brother, Willard Cologna of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cathy Lindstrom; and sister, Joyce Cologna.

Family will greet friends on Monday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Norway.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at the church with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis presiding.

Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.

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Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.