Cheryl Lundstrom, 68, Mandan, passed away March 26, 2019, at CHI St. Alexius Health, Bismarck.
Services were held March 29 at First Lutheran Church, Mandan, with the Rev. Lee Herberg officiating. Burial was at Mandan Union Cemetery.
Cheryl was born Aug. 6, 1950, at Bismarck Hospital to Theophile and Viola (Goeringer) Ackerman of Linton. She was the fifth of eight children. She grew up on the family farm 5 miles northeast of Linton. She attended a one-room country school before transferring to a public school in town, and graduated from Linton High School in 1968. She attended Bismarck Junior College for one year. She was confirmed from Peace Lutheran Church, Linton, in 1965.
After attending college she worked at MDU for seven years. Cheryl started working at Mandan Abstract and Title (North Dakota Guaranty and Title) in 1977, where she worked until the time of her death.
Cheryl met the love of her life, Laurel Lundstrom, and they were married May 20, 1972. They spent the last 47 years together in Mandan. Together they had three children, daughter Georgia and sons Jeffrey and Blaine.
Cheryl was a quiet, gentle and shy person with an amazing smile and a kind heart.
Cheryl was a beloved daughter, wife, sister, mother and grandmother. She leaves behind her husband, Laurel; daughter, Georgia Hust (Keith), Mandan; sons, Jeffrey (and special friend Nicki Kessler), Mandan, and Blaine (Liz) Mandan; one granddaughter, Nicole Hust; four grandsons, Brendan Hust and Conner, Trent and Christopher Lundstrom; her mother, Viola Ackerman, Bismarck; brother, Harlan Ackerman, Bismarck; three sisters, Renee (Joseph) Friesz, Mandan, Shirleen (Jack) Piela, Denver, and JoAnn (Steve) Olson, Arvilla; brothers, Verlyn (Sue) Ackerman, Minneapolis, and LaVerne (Lynell) Ackerman, Minneapolis. She is also survived by her special cousin, Carlyle (Linda) Will, Linton, and her special friend, Wanda (Myles) Stoller, Carson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Cheryl is also survived by Lonnie (Delores) Lundstrom, LeRoy (Jean) Lundstrom, Leila Joyce, Linnea Reeves and Lola (Mark) Kostelecky, as well as her co-workers.
She was preceded in death by her father, Theophile; brother, Marlowe; grandparents, David and Rosina Ackerman, Edward and Emma Goeringer; grandchildren, April Lynn Hust, Joshua Alex Hust; and in-laws, Loraine and Alice Lundstrom.
Cancer was discovered in December 2018 and it claimed her life 15 weeks later. Thank you to the CHI and Mid Dakota Clinic staff who cared for Cheryl. Special thank you to Benji Kitagawa and the support staff at the ER at CHI.
(Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan)