Jeannine Lind, age 87, (late husband Eugene) of Glen, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota.
Memorial Services will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017, 1:00 P.M. at Glory Baptist Church in Aitkin, Minnesota, with interment at the Malmo Cemetery.
Jeannine was born October 24, 1929, to Julius and Lela Frahm. She was the ninth child born of ten siblings. She grew up in Lynd, MN. On June 12, 1948, she married Eugene (Gene) Lincoln Lind. Together they had two children, Robert and Denise. They were married 67 years when her husband Gene died in 2015. They lived in St. Louis Park for many years and in 1972, moved to Glen, MN. There they started farming and raising beef cattle. While living in Glen, Gene and Jean also invented and manufactured the “Linds” wood burning furnace. The “Linds” wood burning furnace was the first in Minnesota to get the UL Listing Stamp of Approval.
Jeannine enjoyed traveling, playing cards, games, bird watching, canning fruits, vegetables, pickles and cooking dinners and making decadent desserts for family and friends. She especially loved her family. Her great grandchildren were the light of her life. She would often say, “I love my kids and grandkids, but my great grandkids are what keeps me going; they are the apple of my eye”.
Jeannine is survived by her:
Children, Bob (Becky) Lind,
Denise (Dale) Engelmann;
Grandchildren, Bobby Lind (special friend, Amy),
Joe (Randi) Lind,
Jeannine (Greg) Hill,
Joni (Brent) Ness,
Jason (Andrea) Engelmann,
Shellie (Ryan) Otto;
14 Great Grandchildren.
Jeannine is preceded in death by her Husband, Eugene; Parents, Julius and Lela Frahm; Step Father, Oscar Hagensen; Mother and Father-In-Law, John and Mable Lind; Brothers and Sisters, Leroy, Evelyn, Howard, Donna, Joyce, Fae, Gaylard, Colleen, Gleva; Granddaughter, Christie (Jason) Engelmann.