Shari was welcomed by the warm and comforting hands of God on Sunday, April 28 in Duluth, MN. Shari was born September, 7 1961 in Willmar, MN, the fourth child of Warren and Clarice Lindgren. She grew up passionate about horses and participated in horse shows and 4H. She loved nature and had a deep connection with plants and animals. Shari graduated from Willmar High in 1979 and thereafter moved to Duluth, MN, where she earned a degree in Psychology from UMD. She lived for a handful of years on Park Point with her beloved German Shepard, Kwizzie and enjoyed walks on the beach. She met her husband, Orvin while the two worked at Grandma’s in Canal Park and they wed in Grand Rapids in 1994. The family moved to Merrifield, MN in 1997 and Shari worked at Lowell Elementary while her kids attended. She began working at the Merrifield Post Office in 2006 and retired earlier this year. Shari cared deeply for her community and was a dedicated mother, sister, wife and daughter. She will be remembered for her bright smile and quirky humor. She is survived by her father Warren Lindgren, sister Judith Lambertson, brother Steven (Barbara) Lindgren, daughter and son Halee and Christian Hastad. She is preceded in death by her mother Clarice Lindgren (Nelson), brother Michael Lindgren, and husband Orvin S. Hastad.
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