Lawrence Allen Ingvaldson, Ellendale
Lawrence Allen Ingvaldson, 86, Ellendale, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Koda Living Community in Owatonna.
Lawrence was born on March 2, 1931 to Melvin and Alma (Hendrickson) Ingvaldson in Newry Township near Blooming Prairie. He attended Newry Township country school. Lawrence was united in marriage to Marian Jean Hensrud on Feb. 24, 1952 and raised their family and farmed in Steele County.
Lawrence was a dairy farmer and raised corn and soybeans, and loved the farm life. He enjoyed playing cards, deer hunting and fishing, and bird feeding.
Lawrence is survived by two sons, Douglas (Darise) Ingvaldson of Owatonna, Darrell (Diane) Ingvaldson of Austin; grandchildren, Christina Ingvaldson of Owatonna, Patrick (Jenny Hoffman) Ingvaldson of Owatonna, Nancy (Travis) Hamilton of Elkton, Anne Ingvaldson of Duluth; six great-grandchildren; brothers Ernie (Jean) Ingvaldson of Albert Lea, Jerry (Karen) Ingvaldson of Dodge Center, LeRoy (Linda) Ingvaldson of Owatonna; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Lawrence was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Marian; parents Melvin and Alma Ingvaldson; sisters Marion Hensrud, and Betty at infancy.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie with Pastor Heidi Heimgartner officiating. Interment followed the service at First Lutheran Cemetery in rural Blooming Prairie.
Memorials can be directed to Koda Living Community of Owatonna, Heartland Hospice, or donor’s choice. Services are prearranged and performed by Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.