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Sheila Lindquist 05/22/2022

Sheila Lindquist, age 81 of New Richmond, WI, died on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the Deerfield Gables in New Richmond. Sheila was born May 2, 1941, in New Richmond, WI, to Harold and Myrtle Bentley. She has 6 sisters and 1 brother. Sheila was married to Dean “Chick” Lindquist and had 2 children Robin and Kurt. She also has 3 grandchildren who are the joy of her life.
Sheila worked for the New Richmond Telephone Company as a Telephone Operator. She eventually transferred to the Service/Repair Department where she worked as a Receptionist. She retired early so she could travel with her husband. They traveled the United States for her husband’s business. They went primarily by car to allow them to stop at many places of interest along the way. She was also able to have a cruise of a lifetime to Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji.
For the past 20 plus years Sheila wintered in Harlingen, Texas where she enjoyed great friendships, sunshine, cards, and crafts. Currently, if you go past her room, you will find her either diamond painting or crocheting.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Myrtle Bentley; husband, Dean “Chick” Lindquist; brother, Allen Bentley; brother-in-law, Raymond Anderson. Sheila is survived by her children, Robin (Maynard) Ruppert, Kurt (Kellie) Lindquist; grandchildren, James (Paige Costa) Lindquist, Julia Lindquist, Jens Lindquist; sisters, Myrna Anderson, June (Tom) Watters, Grace (Paul) Germain, Renee (Larry) Peabody, Joyce (Gary) Torkelson, Colleen (Tim) Zimmerman; sister-in-law, Lorraine Bentley; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A Funeral Service was held on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 6 pm at Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services 728 S Knowles Avenue New Richmond, WI and streamed live through the link at Visitation was also on Thursday from 4-6 pm a the funeral home. Interment was on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 9 am in the Amery Cemetery in Amery, WI. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Debbie (Imrie) Molstad Posted May 24, 2022 8:11 am

    My most sincere condolences to Robin, Kurt, and the entire family.

  • Chris Revennaugh Posted May 24, 2022 2:37 pm

    Grieving with you in the loss of your beautiful mom, Robin, and family. Praying for you during this difficult time.

  • Linda and Jim Linley Posted May 24, 2022 7:02 pm

    Praying for all your family during this difficult time. Our dear friend Sheila Blessed and enriched your lives and we feel honored to have shared so many precious times with here here in Texas. God Bless. you all.

  • Jill Murray Posted May 25, 2022 9:18 am

    I have so many wonderful memories of time spent with my parents, Chick and Sheila. Easter and Christmas dinners, lunches out, trips to South Padre, playing games and so much more. She was one of the most generous people I’ve ever met. I’m so thankful we were able to have a lovely visit with to celebrate her birthday. I can just imagine how happy Chick is that they are together again. Love, peace and hugs to Robin, Kurt and the entire family.

  • Eunice Filkins Posted May 25, 2022 9:21 am

    Sheila was a wonderful neighbor in Texas, and a good friend. She was blessed to be relieved of her pain and suffering. I will miss our lengthy telephone visits while back home in Amery.. I will treasure the many “crafty” cards that she made for me. Thank you, Sheila

  • Rosa Mae Pennington Posted May 26, 2022 10:08 am

    I just finished watching the tribute you put together for Sheila. Beautiful! I was blessed to be with her during the many winters in Harlingen, TX. We enjoyed many Red Hat, ‘Dixie Darlins’ Activities together. We enjoyed a wonderful cruise to Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. Four of us, Rosemarie Bezenah-Williams, Ginger Doherty, Sheila and I took a wonderful Texas Hill Country Road Trip. Sheila and Ginger rode in the back seat and giggled every mile like teenagers. Each Wednesday during the winter months, six of us played dominoes. Sheila and I talked with each other via phone during our summers apart. Dixieland Retirement Community will miss Sheila and her beautiful smile. RIP Sheila. My love and prayers to Kurt, Robin, and Sheila’s entire family. Sincerely, Rosa Mae Pennington

  • Bunny Redenbaugh Posted May 26, 2022 2:22 pm

    I just watched her tribute also. We had so many fun trips shopping and going out to lunch, both in Texas and up north and the two weeks I spent in Texas with her after we sold our place were so much fun. During Covid and her illness I really missed her but we still had our long telephone chats until she wasn’t up to it anymore. We could talk about anything and everything. I will truly miss her but I am happy for the memories. With love and prayers to Robin, Kurt and the entire family, my sincere sympathy..

  • sherry lahti lahti Posted May 26, 2022 6:40 pm

    Sheila was a good friend. She’s at peace now with no discomfort. God bless your family

  • Debbie Hicks Posted May 26, 2022 9:48 pm

    I will sure miss my friend from Dixieland Park in Harlingen,Tx. She was my neighbor and will be missed. My prayers are going out to your family. It’s not a goodbye , it”s just a time we will be apart until we meet up again.Love you.

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