Lindie Lou Martin

Lindie Lou (Mellema) Martin, age 64 of Scandia, MN, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2017.
Lindie Lou (Mellema) Martin was born on September 23, 1952 in Aitkin, MN at Draper Maternity. She was the daughter of Otto and Anna Barbara (Weistroffer) Mellema. She went through the 10th grade at Aitkin High School in Aitkin, MN. Lindie was united in marriage to Thomas Glenn Martin on December 20, 1969 at Monticello Alliance Church in Monticello, MN. They were married 24 years and 11 months when her husband Thomas passed away on November 25, 1994. She was a machine operator for 20 years at Graco Inc. in Northeast Minneapolis, MN. She liked working on genealogy, finding her past and present relatives. She enjoyed traveling to meet the relatives that she found in her searches. Lindie had four children, Angela Rae Mellema, Twyla Dee Martin, Tanya Rose Martin and Thomas Glenn Martin Jr.
Preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Anna Barbara (Weistroffer) Mellema; her husband, Thomas Glenn Martin; son-in-law, Dale Thomas Patten; maternal grandparents, Helena Barbara (Reuland) and Frank Bernard “Black Jack” Weistroffer; paternal grandparents, Susan “Susie” (Hoving) and Ale Mellema; and great nephew, Angel Laine Nelson.
Survived by children, their spouses and grandchildren: Angela Rae (Mellema) Patten, Samantha Rae (Patten) and Brandon Michael Hedtke, Tiffini Rae Patten; Twyla Dee Martin; Tanya Rose (Martin) and David Robert Skau-Armstrong; Sara Marie (Greschwind) and Thomas Glenn Martin Jr., Brittany Alexis Martin, Brianna Rose Martin, Saceilia Tierney Martin, and Oaklon Otto Martin. Also survived by sister and brothers and their children: Robert Leroy Mellema, BevAnna Jean Mellema, Tina Marie (Mellema) Fischer, Misty Dawn (Mellema) Ashley, Lewis Otto Mellema; Julie Ann (Mellema) and Robert Walter Midthun, Wendy Kristin Midthun; Julianne Marie (Hooper) and Fredrick Charles Mellema, Dianna Bernice Mellema and Karianne Marie Mellema; and many other relatives.
Memorial service 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Gathering of family and friends 3 p.m. until the time of service.


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