Lucille Vivian (Odren) Engebretson was born in Dunn Center on June 1, 1918 and died May 2, 2017 at her home in Peoria, Ariz.
She was born to Calvin and Bertha Odren in Dunn Center, where she grew up and went to Dickinson Teachers College.
She married Iver T. Engebretson in Muskegon, MI. They made their home in Spokane, Wash. from 1950 until 1998.
She left behind a sister, Violet Huebert of Redmond, Ore. and three children, Eldora M. Engebretson (wife Joanne (deceased) of Peoria, ShirleyAnn Wilson (husband John L. Wilson, Conway, MO and Nels Calvin Engebretson (wife Glenda Engebretson) of Sammamish, Wash.
She loved her family and left three grandchildren, Jennifer Keller, Conway, John Iver Wilson, wife Melissa of Reno, Nev. and Joshua Engebretson in Snohomish, Wash.
She was best known as GG by her great grandchildren, Scotty Keller, Skye Keller, Summer Keller, John Wilson, Iver Wilson, Hunter Engebretson and Azrael Engebretson.
She also left behind many nieces, nephews along with other family and friends.
She was a member of Community of Christ (RLDS) for over 80 years and loved her church.
She touched many lives with her smiling face and personality. She was a special lady and will always be in our memories.
Burial was at Spokane memorial Gardens Cemetery, Spokane.
A Celebration of Life service in Phoenix on June 4, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Community of Christ church 5035 W. Paradise Lane, Glendale, Ariz. 85306.
There will also be a Celebration of Life service in Spokane on June 17, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Spokane Memorial Gardens, followed by a reception at the Spokane Valley Community of Christ church, 11515 E Broadway Ave., Spokane Valley, Wash. 99206. The phone number is (509) 535-2513.
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