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Shara Lindstrom 12/01/2018

Shara Lindstrom 12/01/2018

Shara Elaine (Fredrick) Lindstrom, 38, of Houlton, WI, passed away in her childhood home on Saturday, December 1, 2018 as a result of a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was the much loved wife of Charlie Lindstrom and cherished mother of Colton, Jaxon, and Henry.  Shara was born August 1, 1980, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of Neil and Jan Fredrick and grew up in Houlton, Wisconsin. Shara graduated from Winona State University in 2004 as a Registered Nurse. After a few years in other nursing roles, Shara obtained her dream job at Hudson Hospital and Clinic becoming a Labor and Delivery Nurse. Just prior to her diagnosis, Shara celebrated 10 years there and throughout those years developed countless friendships. On September 8, 2007 she was united in marriage to Charlie Lindstrom. Their marriage was blessed with three beautiful boys, twins Colton and Jaxon in 2009 and Henry in 2014.  Shara was an incredible wife and mother who was most proud of her family and her active, full of life boys. She loved connecting with family and friends and going on adventures. Shara is survived by her husband Charlie; her three boys Colton, Jaxon and Henry; parents Neil and Jan Fredrick; sister and brother-in-law Beth and Branden and nephews Cade and Will McDonald; cousins Kristen (John) Novak, Dr. Karrin Stoehr (Richard) Graves; mother-in-law and step- father-in-law Sue and Bruce Ketchum; and father-in-law Randy Lindstrom; step-brother-in-law Alex (Heather) Ketchum; and other aunts, uncles, cousins, and close cherished friends.  She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents; Walter and Olga Brolin and Raymond and Millie Fredrick; uncle and aunt, Roger and Lois Stoehr; uncle, Raymond (Shirley) Fredrick; aunt, Willetta (Ken) Durand; and brother-in-law, Justin Lindstrom.  Bakken Young Funeral Home, 502 3rd Street, Hudson, Wisconsin, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Visitation services were held Wednesday, December 5 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the chapel at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1205 6th Street Hudson, Wisconsin. Funeral services were held Thursday, December 6, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church with a one hour visitation prior. There was a private interment.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made for an education fund for Shara and Charlie’s boys. Donations may be made directly to Edward Jones Investments, noting in the memo section “Colton and Jaxon Lindstrom”.


  • Anna Deley Posted December 2, 2018 10:05 pm

    Sending our love and prayers to all of Shara’s beautiful family! Shara always had on a smile and brought joy and laughter everywhere she went. Shara’s love lives on…
    Again, sending our love and prayers-
    Anna Balego Deley and Family

  • Chica Haworth Posted December 3, 2018 3:57 pm

    We are grateful for all the wonderful memories we have of Shara. Shara will forever remain in our hearts. We wish all of you peace in your memories of Shara. God Bless, The Haworth’s

  • Rose Timm Posted December 3, 2018 11:19 pm

    We are deeply sorry for this incredible loss. Our hearts go out to Charlie and the boys, the Lindstrom, Fredricks and Ketchum’s families. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. The Timm’s

  • Liz and Dan Bruch Posted December 4, 2018 12:14 am

    And so the number of saints above is increased by one, leaving behind an empty space that will never be filled except through the gift of memory. We celebrate with you your beloved Shara’s life and the many lives she touched.

    May you miss her deeply, forgive her often, and always claim the best of her in you. Our sympathies, thoughts, and prayers remain with you in your grief even as you reflect on the promises of God to provide a reunion in heaven.

  • Rose Timm Posted December 4, 2018 3:00 am

    Charlie, know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family as you go through this terrible loss. The Timm’s

  • Molly Ashwood Posted December 4, 2018 4:01 am

    I did not know Shara but graduated with Beth and Brandon. I am so very sorry to hear of Shara’s passing at such a young age. I pray that the memories you all share of her bring you comfort during this difficult time. Much love and prayers.

  • Jim & Candy Miller Posted December 5, 2018 3:56 am

    Charlie, our thoughts and prayers go out to you, Colton, Jaxon, and Henry. God bless you!!

  • Brent & Rose Martin Posted December 6, 2018 4:08 pm

    Charlie, thinking of you and Colton, Jaxon and Henry. God Bless, Praying for all of you.

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