Ingrid Perry, age 85, Marshall, Minn., died Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center, Marshall.
Ingrid Darlene Sjostrand was born June 26, 1933, in Hallock, Minn., to Ole M and Helga (Hanson) Sjostrand. She was baptized and confirmed at the Covenant Community Church, Lake Bronson, Minn. She attended school there as well, graduating from high school in 1951.
She was married to Archie Perry for 12 years and the couple had two children, Thomas and Lisa. Ingrid moved around a lot, living in California, Texas, Alaska, Nebraska, and Minnesota. While living in Thief River Falls, she worked at J.C. Penney and the local bread store. Ingrid went on to work at the Kittson County Museum in 1974. She became Director in 1976 and worked there until 1986. She moved to Texas in 1986 working as a book store manager for Parker College of Chiro-practic. In 2001, Ingrid made her way North back to Minnesota, then to Iowa. When she needed more assistance with her daily care, she moved to Marshall in 2010 to live with Tom.
Ingrid thoroughly enjoyed painting, spend-ing many hours lost in creating art. She also enjoyed time spent with her children.
She is survived by her two children; Thomas Perry, Marshall; Lisa (Ed) Miller, Ames, Iowa; brother, Willard (Joan) Sjostrand, Lindale, Tex.; nieces, nephews, other relative, and friends.
Ingrid was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Jewelle Balderston; and brother, Rodney Sjostrand.
Blessed be her memory.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 6, 2018, 11 a.m., at the Hamilton Funeral Home, Marshall. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service, from 10 – 11 a.m., Friday at the Hamilton Funeral Home. Interment was Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., in the Union Liberty Cemetery, near Hallock.
Arrangements by the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall.
Guest book and tribute wall available online at www.hamiltonfh.com.