Ardis Swedeen

Obituary of Ardis Swedeen

Ardis Victoria Swedeen, age 95, of Cambridge, passed away suddenly at her daughter Lorinda’s home, on August 16, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her parents Victor and Myrtle (nee Becklin); husband Glen; sons Linden and Lyle; granddaughter Nicole Larson; brothers Alden and Leland Backman and sisters Vivian Swanson and Lorraine Swedeen.

Ardis was baptized, as an infant, at Cambridge Lutheran Church. She attended Walbo Country School and later completed her high school education.  On February 18, 1939 she married Glen Swedeen.  Together, they purchased a farm in 1944, where they raised their family.  Ardis worked at the Cambridge State Hospital, for 23 years, as a cook.  She retired in 1985. 

For fun, Ardis travelled, many times, to Alaska and Colorado.  She also visited Sweden with her sister.

Ardis is survived by her children Janet (Roger) Sundvall, Joan Dahlin, Lorna (Dwaine) Larson, Wendy (Kevin) Dunn and Lorinda (Curt) Hauge; 13 Grandchildren,  21 Great-Grandchildren; Great-Great-Granddaughter, Ayla Dahlin;  daughter-in-law Jeannie Swedeen; sister Gloria Cahoon and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday August 22, 2017 at 11 am, at Springvale Baptist Church - 410 Cty Rd 6 NW, Stanchfield.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 PM on Monday at Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home 311 S. Ashland St., Cambridge - 763-689-2244 and 1 hour prior to service on Tuesday, at the church.

Interment at Cambridge Union Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred.