Lawrence R. "Larry" LindgrenLawrence R. "Larry" Lindgren, 69, Grand Forks, ND passed away peacefully Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks after a five year battle with cancer.
Lawrence Ray Lindgren was born November 28, 1943 one of seven boys to Walter and Myrtle (Johnson) Lindgren on the family farm in Esther Township rural East Grand Forks, MN. Larry graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1962 and attended St. John's University, Collegeville, MN and North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. He served in the United States Army as a specialist. After his honorable discharge, he worked for Burroughs Corporation of Minot, ND and Dickinson, ND. In 1973, Larry met Leona (Hartman) Metz and married in 1977 in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Dickinson, ND. They moved to Grand Forks in the late 1980's where Larry worked for Leef Services and drove school bus for the East Grand Forks Public Schools as well as several other bus lines.