Cornelia Lundgren
1923 - 2021
BORN
1923
DIED
2021
LUNDGREN, Cornelia Cornelia Lundgren passed peacefully at the age of 98. She is survived by her 3 children Signe, Christian, and Andrew, and her grandchildren Cornelia, Andrea, Patrick, and Carmen. The family invites you to a memorial service at St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church in Richardson, TX on Saturday, October 16th at 10:00am. The service will also be live streamed. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Barnabas. Cornelia was born on April 14, 1923, to John and Ruth de Jong in Minneapolis. She graduated from Iowa State University as a Tri-Delta, and began a dietetic internship at Stanford University Hospital. Her career in dietetics spanned 59 years, including work for the Infant Welfare Society in Chicago, Parkland Hospital and Shady Brook School in Dallas, and Head Start Programs nationwide. She was also very involved in her community in Richardson, TX, including being a charter member of St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder and trustee of the deacon; member of the Richardson Symphony Orchestra Board; member of the Friends of the Richardson Library Board; active member of Richardson Reads One Book. She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, William Lundgren. Her family thanks you for all of your love and support.



Published by Dallas Morning News on Oct. 10, 2021.
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Our deepest sympathy from the Medical City Cardiac Rehab family. We have such love and admiration for Cornelia, she has been part of our group for such a long time. We have been reminiscing about all things Cornelia this week. Such great memories of her birthday celebrations here, discussions about books, and just remembering her kindness and wonderful personality and great sense of humor. Her pecan pralines she always brought at Christmas are legendary. We will miss her so much and are so glad to have had her as part of our group.
Jeanne Cross
October 13, 2021
Aunt Corrie was a great human. Definitely one of the "funnest" and brightest humans in our extended Family. Surviving her sister Dorothy (our grandmother), she was so supportive and generally a COOL, strong woman. She will be missed by her extended family throughout the States.
Matt Lounsbury
October 13, 2021
Dear Signe and family, My heart aches for you the your loss of your mother. You will be in my prayers as you adjust to the absence of her physical presence, but I know she will never truly leave you. Her wisdom and love will remain in your hearts as one of God's greatest gifts for eternity. With sympathy and prayers, Karen
Karen Powell
Family
October 10, 2021
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