Fillmore (Fillie) Lindberg

Fill passed away on February 22 peacefully with family present. He was preceeded in death by loving wife Doris, loving son Philip, his parents, five brothers, three sisters, five nieces, two nephews and second wife Dorothy.

He is survived by daughter Shari (Mike), daughter-in-law Julie, 6 grandchildren (Jeremy, Eban, Bucky, Jessica, David, Jacob), 2 great-grandchildren (Kylie, Jayden) four very special sisters-in-law (Phyllis, Gloria, Helen, Carol) one special brother-in-law Jerry, cousin (Pearl), nieces (Karen, Nancy, Carla, Wendy, Janet, Judy, Cynthia), special nephews (John, Peter, Paul, Perry, Clark, Jim, Brian, John, Chuz, Wylie) and many friends.

Fill grew up on a farm east of North Branch and was the youngest of nine children. Fill along with all of his siblings went to Farr School and later he graduated from North Branch High School.

He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Luther Church in North Branch.

After graduation he took the civil service test and got a job with the newly formed Social Security Department in Baltimore, Maryland. He later moved back to Minnesota and worked for the United States Department of Agriculture.

His family was very important to him and he enjoyed spending time with both his families (Lindberg/Anderson) in North Branch on weekends. He was a dedicated father, brother and uncle.

After he retired from the U.S D. A. he moved back to North Branch to spend time with his family there. He helped out any one that needed something done.

Fill loved to travel and went to Sweden six times to find his roots.

He enjoyed hunting, golf, dancing and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

In later years he enjoyed walking around Lindstrom, visiting with friends, going to the bakery and visiting with the girls at the bank.

He was very interested in the Chisago County Historical Society and participated in many events. He spoke fluent Swedish and translated Swedish into English for anyone. Fill translated all of the old church papers into English for Trinity Lutheran Church in North Branch. He was very proud of his Swedish heritage.

Services were held Tuesday, February 28 at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City.

Interment was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in North Branch.

Memorials preferred to Chisago Lakes Lutheran Church or the Chisago County Historical Society.

Arrangements Grandstrand Funeral Home.

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