Margie Lindahl

Margie Alice (Dwinell) Lindahl age 96 passed away February 10, 2021. Margie was born to Martha (Sukup) and Maurice Dwinell November 29, 1924 on the family farm in Venus, NE. She was baptized and confirmed in the St. Wencelaus Catholic Church in Verdigre, NE. Margie attended Elementary School in the Cottonwood School District #42, 11/4 miles north of home,  and  graduated from Creighton High School. Margie attended Wayne State College and student taught her senior year in surrounding towns including Winnetoon, Walnut, Creighton, Emerson and Tilden in the years of 1942 through 1948. From 1948 Margie moved to Lincoln, NE to work at Mills Insurance until 1952 where she moved back to Emerson, NE to finish teaching school until November of 1953. December 29, 1953 Margie married her sweetheart Douglas Lindahl in Creighton, NE. The couple moved to Tilden, NE where she finished her teaching career through the fall of 1954 at South Tilden High School. She was a member of the 6-8 grade 4-H club, President of the Women’s Legion Auxiliary in Tilden & Bloomfield, President of the Women’s Club in Tilden & Bloomfield, belonged to the Jaycettes in Tilden, belonged to the Methodist Women’s Club in Bloomfield, sang in the community chorus in Bloomfield. Margie worked with her husband Douglas at the Lindahl Pharmacy in Tilden, NE until they purchased the Corner Drug Store in Bloomfield, NE in 1960 where they worked together until they retired in 1998.  She helped with Bible School at the United Methodist Church every summer. Margie & Doug also delivered meals on Wheels in Bloomfield. Margie was preceded in death by her parents, Martha & Maurice Dwinell, 2 Sisters & their husbands, Lorene (Dwinell) Young & Alvin, Doris (Dwinell) Edwards & William.

Margie leaves to mourn 3 children that she & her husband adopted and loved very much, Connie Sue (Lindahl) & Donnie Moss, Dianne Lindahl, Gary & Eva Lindahl, 6 Grandchildren,  & 11 Great Grandchildren. Margie loved her family very much and loved being with her family and working with her husband at the Drug Stores. Her extended families were her friends and customers at the Drug Store. Margie led a long and fulfilling life that many only dream of.

 

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