|10/11/2017 1:26:00 PM|
David F. Lilygren, age 87, of Cambridge passed away October 8, 2017 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge.
David Faust Lilygren was born July 18, 1930 in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin to Erick and Mildred (Faust) Lilygren. He was raised in Chisago City and graduated from Chisago City High School. David served in the Army during the Korean War. After his military service he returned to Chisago City. On June 21, 1975 he married Dorothy Hanson at St. John Lutheran Church in North Branch. They made their home in Harris, then Chisago City and in 2010 they moved to Cambridge. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Chisago City and was a present member of Cambridge Lutheran Church. David was a member of the American Legion for 60 years in Chisago City and then in Centuria, Wisconsin. David was a farmer and enjoyed reading farm magazines and he was a “tractor man” who loved anything John Deere.
David is survived by loving wife, Dorothy; daughters, Kim (Mark) Morrisette, Jill (Tom) Waldren, Patti (Mark) Stroinski, Janet (Jeff) Halseth; sons, John and Bruce; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; Dorothy’s daughters; Laura (Garry) Wellens, Marcia Brittan, Donna Hanson, Charlotte Norwokowski, Cheryl (Jack) Ryman, Cindy Hanson; and other family and friends.
Memorial service 11AM Friday, Oct. 13 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, 28005 Old Town Road, Chisago City, with a visitation one hour prior at the church. Interment at South Green Lake Cemetery. Memorials suggested to Guardian Angels Hospice, Zion Ev. Lutheran Church – Chisago City and Cambridge Lutheran Church.
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