Jean (Pint) Alden

Jean Alden, 82, of Grand Meadow, MN died on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Grand Meadow Health Care.


Jean Alden, 82, of Grand Meadow, MN died on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Grand Meadow Health Care.

Jean Francis Marie Pint was born on March 17, 1937 to Frank and Josephine (Koschmeder) Pint in Riceville, IA. She was united in marriage to Duane Wesley Alden on April 30, 1955 in Riceville, IA and to this union, 7 children were born; Gordy, Randy, Deb, Brenda, Bruce, Michele, and Roxane. Jean was a wonderful mother who always went above and beyond for her children. She spent many sunny days gardening with her neighbor, Joyce, and she loved a good shopping trip. Most recently, Jean spent a lot of time bird watching and doing word searches. She also loved every moment she got to spend with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Jean is survived by her children Gordy Alden of Rochester, Randy “Red’ Alden of Grand Meadow, Deb (Al) Larson of Preston, Brenda Rieken of Grand Meadow, Michele “Shell” Alden of Grand Meadow, and Roxane Alden of Preston, 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, sister Florence Krones of Osage, IA, sisters-in-law Audrey Fleener, Dolores (Larry) Afseth, brothers-in-law Dean (Lois) Alden, Lloyd Alden (Faye), and Lewis Sogard.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Duane Alden in 2009, son Bruce Alden, son-in-law Allen Rieken, sisters Dolores Pint, Darlene Alden & her husband Dwight Alden, brothers-in-law Dean Krones and Donald Alden, and sister-in-law Sherrill Sogard.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Mayo Hospice/Austin for the excellent care they provided for Jean.

Memorial services for Jean will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Hindt Funeral Home in Grand Meadow with Pastor Larry Iverson officiating. Burial will take place at Grand Meadow Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:30-1 p.m. prior to the service.

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