BRIDGMAN, MI. - Bridgman - Leonard E. Segerstrom, age 103, former Marquette resident, passed away Friday, November 23, 2012, at Jordan's Life Care Center, in Bridgman, Michigan.
Leonard was born September 23, 1909, in Dodgeville, Michigan, to John and Margaret (Hendrickson) Segerstrom. He married Hanna Swanson in November of 1933 and the couple remained happily married until the time of her death in 1993. It was in 1954 when Leonard and Hanna moved to Marquette. Leonard worked for NMU with the maintenance and grounds crew until his retirement in 1970. Leonard and Hanna were members of the Grace United Methodist Church in Marquette.
Leonard is survived by his daughter, Shirley (James) Lynch of Harbert, Michigan; his grandchildren, Daniel (Karen) Lynch and James Lynch; three great-grandchildren, Alex, Kristina and Ted.
Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Hanna; and all of his siblings. Visitation will be held at the Grace United Methodist Church in Marquette on Tuesday, November 27, from 10:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am. The Rev. Kim Spencer, pastor, and Rev. Charles West will officiate and burial will take place at Park Cemetery in Marquette. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855. The Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at www.swansonlundquistfuneralhome.com