Bernadine “Bea” Lindstrom

Bernadine “Bea” Lindstrom, 78, of Marinette passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, surrounded by loving family members.

She was born September 1, 1945, in Chicago, Ill. to Stanley and Mary (Kopish) Dudka, moving to this area with her family at an early age. She grew up in Menekaunee and graduated from Marinette High School with the Class of 1963. She married Timothy Lindstrom who had preceded her in death.

Bea was later married to Gerald Anderson and after they divorced, she married Alfred Lindstrom, Jr. who preceded her in death in 2017. Over the years Bea had worked as a Sales Associate and Manager for Zales in Marinette and later for Anderson Jewelers.

She had many interests and especially enjoyed bowling, motorcycle riding and trips to the casino. She loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren, and over the years became a mom and grandma to many. She had a very special, beautiful bond with her grandson, Hayden.

Bea is survived by 3 sons, Tim (Ann) Lindstrom, Gerald (Tammy) Anderson and Stacy (Liesa) Anderson; 1 step-son, Chad (Michelle) Lindstrom; 4 grandchildren, Hayden Anderson, Hannah Anderson, Katlyn (Derek) Powell and Brooke Anderson; 2 step-grandchildren, Jake and Paige Lindstrom; 3 great-grandchildren; a sister, Kathy (Frank) Korchak; a brother, Stanley Dudka, Jr.; a very dear friend, Connie Lentz and former husband, Gerald Anderson.

In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Monica Dudka.

Visitation was held Wednesday, March 20 at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home beginning at 1 p.m. A memorial service to celebrate her life was held at 5 p.m. with Deacon David Denby officiating. Burial was in Forest Home Cemetery.



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