Ione Thelma (Magnuson) Cedergren, age 92, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019. She was born in Louisville, KY on October 8, 1926 to Ralph and Esther (Johnson) Magnuson. Ione married the love of her life, Paul Cedergren, on November 10, 1951 in Marinette, WI.
Education was a tremendous part of Ione’s life. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, she became an Elementary School Teacher. She and Paul were lifelong members at Calvary Lutheran Church, where Ione also taught Sunday School for many years. She enjoyed many sports, but especially enjoyed golfing with Paul. They also enjoyed traveling the world together. Ione had a great love for music; she loved to play the piano and sing. Ione looked forward to what each day would bring; she was always eager for life’s adventures. There was nothing more important than spending time with her family.
Ione is survived by her husband, Paul; sons, Charles (Ann), David (Carrie), Thomas (Christine) and Peter (Barbara); grandchildren, Matthew, Tyler, Preston, Julia, Charles, Edward and Henry; and numerous other extended family members. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Elmer.
A visitation will take place at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Avenue, on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Visitation will continue at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1301 S Ridge Road, on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10:00 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00 am, with Pastor Jeff Fricke officiating. Interment at Marinette Forest Home Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos may be shared with Ione’s family on her tribute page at www.lyndahl.com. Her family would especially like to thank the staff and caregivers at Angel’s Touch and Acera Care Hospice for their compassionate care.