Elaine M. Forsberg, age 95, of Winthrop passed away Thursday, November 18, 2021, at the Annandale Care Center in Annandale.
Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 23, 2021, from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service, all at church.
Elaine Mathilda Forsberg was born on October 15, 1926, in Winthrop, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Gustaf and Edith (Johnson) Lindstrand. Elaine was baptized an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth. She received her education in Winthrop and was a graduate of the Winthrop High School Class of 1944. She furthered her education at St. Paul Nursing School in St. Paul, Minnesota.
On September 22, 1951, Elaine was united in marriage to Glendan Forsberg at First Lutheran Church in Winthrop. After their marriage, the couple resided and farmed the Forsberg family farm in Cornish Township. She was loving mother and homemaker. Elaine and Glendan were blessed with three children and shared 55 years of marriage when Glendan passed away on June 7, 2007.
Elaine was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop.
Elaine enjoyed crocheting, cooking, entertaining and helping on the farm. She was a kind, loving, non-judgmental, positive and thoughtful person. She cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Blessed be her memory.
Elaine is survived by her:
Children, Bonnie Rabe and her husband, Tom of Winthrop, MN,
Barb Broden and her husband, Carl of Brooklyn, Park, MN, and
Dann Forsberg and his wife, Diane of Monticello, MN;
Grandchildren, Matthew Rabe and his wife, Kathryn of Winthrop, MN, Jason Rabe and his wife, Jessica of Lakeville, MN, Paul Rabe and his wife, Melissa of Mayer, MN, Joshua Broden of Brooklyn Park, MN, Elycia Veit and her husband, Jamus of Bemidji, MN, Rachel Wernsing and her husband, Tony of Becker, MN, and Jana Forsberg and her fiancée, Luke Carlson of Kimball, MN;
Step children, Randy Ascher and his wife, Megan of Perham, MN, Dana Ascher of Monticello, MN, Dan Ascher and his wife, Amy of Annandale, MN, and Kristy Anderson and her husband, Bob of Bloomington, MN;
Great grandchildren, Genesis, Matthew, Collin Rabe, Caleb, Carson, Kinleigh Rabe, Lauren, Austin and Peyton Rabe, Jadon, Ainsley, Judah, and Ezra Veit, Addison and Ascher Wernsing, Mason and Brock Ascher;
Many other relatives and friends.
Elaine was preceded in death by her Parents, Gustaf and Edith Lindstrand; Husband, Glendan Forsberg; Brothers, Donald Lindstrand and Glenn Lindstrand.