Sylvia Lorinda Drager Twingstrom age 94 of Cambridge, MN was born March 12, 1928 in Little Sauk Township, MN. She grew up there, attending District 24 school. Sylvia was baptized and confirmed at Calvary Lutheran Church in Little Sauk. She cleaned homes for many different families in the area. She married her first husband, Ferdinand Heinz of Long Prairie, MN. They lived in many different places in Minnesota, including Red River Valley and Todd County.
She married Eli Triebenbach of Osakis, MN. They lived by Lake Osakis and then moved to Big Sandy, TX. They travelled to all of the states, except one. After her travels, she moved back to Minnesota. Living in several apartments in Osakis, Ely, North Branch and finally Cambridge. She was a life-time member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6424. Also a member of Joy Lutheran Church where she met and married Maynard Twingstrom.
Sylvia loved to go dancing, crocheting, and singing in the church choir and the Joyful voices group in North Branch
She is survived by her children Pearl Kramer of Long Prairie, MN, Roger (Michaelene)Heinz of Ely, MN and Barb (James) Davis of Cambridge, MN; 20 grandchildren 23 great-grandchildren, and 26 great-great-grandchildren; sisters Arlene Hutchinson of Florida and Bonnie (Kenneth) Dunlap of Orient, IA and 6 step-children.
Sylvia was preceded in death by parents; husbands Ferdinand Heinz, Eli Triebenbach and Maynard Twingstrom; grandson Arthur Heinz II; granddaughter Cassandra Kramer; brothers William and Ernest Drager of Minneapolis; sisters Lois Holt of Lewisville, TX, Pearl Drager of Little Sauk, daughter Ruth Grandlund of Cambridge, MN; twin infant brothers of Little Sauk, Leslie Drager of Little Sauk, sons Arthur Heinz of Sacramento, CA, Louis Heinz of Long Prairie, MN and Stanley Heinz of Long Prairie.
Memorial service 11 AM Saturday May 28, 2022 at Joy Lutheran Church 115 Joy Circle, Cambridge, MN
Friends may gather 1 hour prior to service at the church
Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Sauk Centre, MN at 4 PM Saturday.