Obituary of E. Linnea Kallgren
E. Linnea Kallgren, 102, of Woodstock, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Matulaitis Nursing Home in Putnam. Beloved wife of Oscar P. Kallgren who died in 1993. She was born in Hartford, CT on December 23, 1915, daughter of the late Oscar R. and Elin A. (Peterson) Lindgren.
Linnea was a lifelong resident of Woodstock and lived on the Senexet Farm her entire married life. She was a life member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Woodstock, serving in many capacities. She was a very efficient secretary for many years at Linemaster Switch Corp. in Woodstock. She worked on the farm with her husband Oscar. Linnea had the gift of hospitality and enjoyed welcoming guests into her home.
She leaves her children Linda Weimann and her husband Richard of New Bern, NC, Victor Kallgren and wife Linda of Dudley, MA, Carolyn Rogers andher husband Curtis of Woodstock, daughter-in-law Marsha Kallgren of Woodstock, sister Sonja Healey of Woodstock. Linnea was blessed with many grand, great and great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son Carl.
A memorial service will be Saturday, August 18, at 2:00 pm at the Evangelical Covenant Church, 24 Child Hill Road, Woodstock, CT. Private burial in Elmvale Cemetery, Woodstock. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Evangelical Covenant Church. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com