Notice in the local newspaper:
Obituary of Merrill Simon Lindstrom - (1910 - 1986)
Merrill S. Lindstrom, 76, of rural Ida Grove died Tuesday at his farm home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. 15 May 1986, Thursday, in the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. The Rev. Dennis Schultz officiated. Burial was in the Ida Grove Cemetery under the direction of the Christensen Funeral Home of Ida Grove.
Mr. Lindstrom was born 4 May 1910 in Craw ford County. He married Hilda M. Claussen, 1 April 1934, in Denison. The couple lived in Odebolt for seven years and then farmed in the Ida Grove area for more than 34 years. Mrs. Lindstrom died 11 April 1984 at Ida Grove. Survivors include two sons, Delbert of Cresco, and Darold of Ida Grove; a brother Dale of Carroll and sister Eunice Albrecht of Odebolt and six grandchildren.