Lillian Ann Stewart
Lillian A. Stewart, age 93, of Willmar, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 10, at her residence.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home. www.petersonbrothers.com
Lillian Ann Stewart was born on August 26, 1927, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the daughter of George and Mary (Danyo) Forseen. She grew up and received her education in the Twin Cities area. In 1948, she was married to Roy M. Stewart in Chicago, IL. They made their home in Roseville, where they owned and operated a painting and wallpaper business. In 1971, they moved to Willmar and Lillian worked as a daycare provider for over 29 years in the Willmar community. She was also employed at Rice Hospital in housekeeping for over 10 years. Lillian was an Active Soldier at the Salvation Army in Willmar and was known as their Prayer Warrior. Lillian enjoyed dancing, traveling (especially to Minnesota State Parks) and was active in numerous women’s social groups (of which she’s outlived them all).
She is survived by three children, Steven Stewart of Willmar, Susan Berge of Willmar and Daniel (and Tanya) Stewart of Benson; two step-daughters, Ressie Tomlinson and Kathy Walker, both of Nashville, TN.; thirteen grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy in 1995; two sons, David and Brian; five sisters, Marie, Lucille, Elizabeth, Carol and Bernice; one brother, Sonny in infancy and her special friend, Dirk Medema.