Roger Lindgren

Roger Lindgren of Superior, Montana completed his journey this side of Heaven on April 1, 2014. He was born in Colville on April 30, 1936 to Anton and Bertha Lindgren. Roger graduated from Colville High School in 1954 and joined the Coast Guard. In 1962 he graduated from the School of Forestry in Missoula at what was then Montana State University. In June 1962 he married Marcella Evans and began his career with the Forest Service on the Colville National Forest. He later worked on the Flathead and Lolo National Forests. In 1994, he retired from and devoted his energy to serving his community, his church and to traveling. Roger instilled in his family a strong Christian faith and commitment to service. His daughters fondly remember his humorous stories and teaching them to drive his 1974 Volvo. He was a wonderful husband, father, and friend who is dearly missed. Roger was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister, Viola Van Sickle. Survivors include his wife, Marcella; daughters, Lynn Lindgren-Schreuder (Maarten), Portland, Oregon, and Adina McCloy (Daniel), Missoula; and five grandchildren. A visitation and burial was held in April. A memorial service celebrating Roger’s life will be held Saturday, June 21 3 p.m., at the Assembly of God Church in Superior. Memorials may be made in Roger’s honor to the Mineral County WeCare of MT, P.O. Box 682, Superior, MT 59872.