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af KLINTEBERG, Lila Ruth (Peterson) Of Gloucester, 80, died Monday, February 4, 2013 at the Addison Gilbert Hospital surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Sten Humble af Klinteberg. Well-known for her Anadama and Finnish Nisu, along with her husband, she ran a residential bakery for the past forty years. Lila was also an executive secretary at Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Richmond & Goldberg and for the City of Gloucester. She was a longtime member of the Uljas Koitto Temperance Society. She is also survived by her children, Kirsten af Klinteberg, Astrid af Klinteberg, wife of Fred Day, Greta, wife of Tory Bagshaw and Elin di Angelo, fiancee of Michael Frontiera; grandchildren, Carson af Klinteberg and Elias di Angelo; two sisters, Barbara Edkins and her husband Robert and Dr. Astrid O. Peterson and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Sten Humble af Klinteberg, III; her sister, Jean Chambers. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, February 24th at 3:30 PM at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1123 Washington St., Gloucester, MA followed by a reception at the Lanesville Community Center. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Pan-Mass Challenge. Visit to donate online to her daughter, Kirsten's, ride in her mother's memory (Gift ID: KA0017 or mail to the PMC, 77 Fourth Ave., Needham, MA 02494 or to the Cape Ann Animal Aid, 4 Paw's Lane, Gloucester, MA 01930. Arrangements are under the direction of the Pike-Grondin Funeral Home, 61 Middle St., GLOUCESTER. For complete obituary and to send online condolences, please visit

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 10, 2013
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