OBITUARY

Michael "Mike" John Lindberg

November 8, 1948February 3, 2020

Michael John Lindberg was born November 8, 1948 to Al and Marie Lindberg in Crookston, MN and died peacefully surrounded by family Monday, February 3, 2020. He attended Fosston Schools, graduating in 1966. On May 31, 1968, he married the love of his life, Nona Hood from Lengby and they were married for 51 years. He adored Nona.

Mike and Nona had six sons: Matthew, Nathan, Andrew, Joshua, Gabriel and Abraham. Mike and Nona also adopted two special needs children, Sean and Chelsea. Mike was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In high school Mike played football, basketball and was a great left-handed pitcher in baseball. Additionally, he played the trumpet in band and had a beautiful baritone singing voice and even acted in the school plays. Michael fell in love with Nona, while they were both lifeguards at Spring Lake, Lengby, MN. After high school graduation, Mike attended Bemidji State University and U of M Crookston. Mike then entered the army and served a year in Vietnam and then he was stationed in Charleston, S.C. Mike and Nona returned to Minnesota, where Mike finished his Bachelor’s degree in accounting and worked for the Cooperative Auditing Service with his father, Al. Then Mike and Nona moved to Winona where Mike taught at the technical college. At that time Nona finished her bachelor’s degree, while raising 6 children. They then moved to Albert Lea where their 3 oldest sons graduated from high school. Their next move brought them to Georgia, where they have lived for the past 29 years and Mike was a real estate agent and accountant.

Mike had a great sense of humor and was just fun and funny. He was an avid sports fan and player, and taught his sons his love for golf, softball and fishing. He especially loved the Vikings and Twins. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.

Michael is survived by his loving children, Matthew, (Nicole), sons: Ronan and Croi, Maplewood, MN; Nathan (Kami), and Connor, Plymouth, MN; Andrew (Shelly) Joelly, Noah, Avery and Sadie, Ooltewah, TN; Joshua (Wendy), Jackson, GA; Gabriel (Kacie), daughters Summer and Kylee, Conyers, GA; and Abraham (Latrelle) Zoey and Jackson; and Chelsea at home. Mike is also survived by brother Steve (Mary – who is also Nona’s sister) of Elk River, MN and Pam (Brenda) of New Hope, MN.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents Al and Marie and Nona’s parents Don and Shirley and brothers-in-law, Jason and Jim Hood, Paul Fredrickson and adopted son, Sean.

In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to the Diabetes Research Institute in tribute to Michael Lindberg at: https://www.diabetesresearch.org/give

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Services

17 May

Visitation

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel

376 Fairview Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281

17 May

Memorial Service

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Horis A. Ward - Fairview Chapel

376 Fairview Road
Stockbridge, GA 30281

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Michael "Mike" John Lindberg

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Mike & Cindy Severson

February 15, 2020

So sorry to hear about Mike. I enjoyed working with him at Fountain and playing softball and going on fishing trips with other co-workers. Mike was always fun to be around we will always remember him.

Janyce Hemmingsen

February 7, 2020

Nona, I am so sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Please know that we will be keeping you close in prayers.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY