Mark Clyde Lindgren, 90, of Duncombe, Iowa, died on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Trinity Hospice in Fort Dodge. Local visitation will be Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 5-7 p.m. at Boman Funeral Home ( in Webster City. Funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at Washington Lutheran Church in Duncombe. An additional visitation in Story City will be held on Thursday at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 5-7 p.m.

Mark was born on June 27, 1927, to Esther (Peterson) and John Lindgren of Boone, one of 11 children. Mark was a decorated Army veteran, serving in WWII, the Korean War, and the Army Reserves. He was retired from Osco Drug, 3M Manufacturing, and the Army, as well as co-owning “The Way Christian Bookstore” in Story City with his second wife Janet for 42 years. Mark was very involved with Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry for many years. One of his greatest joys was to go on the WWII Veteran’s Honor Flight in 2009.

Mark was a people person and quick to share a joke or story. He lived a full life and enjoyed a great card game or puzzle. He will be very much missed by many. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Trinity Hospice of Fort Dodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two children; all of his siblings; and his first two wives.

He is survived by his wife Ida (Olson-Kretlow) Lindgren; Children: Gloria Tornabane, Randy Lindgren, Debra Stewart, and Christopher Lindgren; step children: Joyce Stewart, Vicki McCollough, Bryan McCollough, and Kathy Sell; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren – we think! LOL