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Carole L. Nordeen
September 23, 1933 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Carole L. Nordeen, 90, of Cambridge, MN passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Cambridge Medical Center.
She was born September 23, 1933 at Deaconess Hospital in Minneapolis, MN, the first child of Cerold and Myrtle (Berg) Lindgren. She attended the Stake District 23 Country School through the eighth grade. Carole graduated from Cambridge High School in 1951. After high school she worked for a short time at the Isanti County Co-op. She moved to Minneapolis where she stayed with relatives and worked at the Sears Roebuck Catalog Store on Lake Street. She also worked for a year and a half at the Twin City Arsenal.
She met James Nordeen and they were married April 2, 1955 and were blessed with two children, Bonnie and Daniel. They lived for a short time in Columbia Heights and then settled in the northeast Cambridge area.
Carole worked at the Cambridge State Hospital and retired from there after 30 years. She enjoyed spending time in her flower and vegetable gardens. She always kept busy and volunteered at the Shalom Shop for several years. Carole was very kind and generous to all and was especially adored by her granddaughters.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James in February 2016, brothers Peter and Roger Lindgren, sisters-in-law Anita and Sharon Lindgren, brothers-in-law Mike Johnson and David Nyholm.
She is survived by her daughter Bonnie Lucas; her son Daniel Nordeen both of Cambridge; 2 granddaughters Miranda and Molly Trytten both of Braham, two great granddaughters Astrid and Emmaree; siblings Patty Johnson of Blaine, Ron (Joan) Lindgren of Duluth, Nancy (Walter) Bennett of Coon Rapids, Gerald Lindgren of Starbuck, JoAnn Nyholm of Stacy and sister-in-law Mary Lindgren of Cambridge, as well as many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Memorial Service 2PM, Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Cambridge Lutheran Church. Visitation one hour prior to the service. Private Interment in the church cemetery.