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Sylvia Margaret (Biegler) Lingen

April 17, 1948 ~ January 4, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Sylvia Lingen Obituary

In Loving memory Of

Sylvia Margaret Lingen

Sylvia Lingen was born on April 17, 1948, in Pipestone, Minnesota to Sylvester and Margaret Fischer Biegler.  She grew up on a farm west of Lake Wilson, MN until 1956 when the family moved to Lake Wilson.  Sylvia graduated from Lake Wilson High School in 1966.  On July 23, 1966, she and Terry Edward Lingen were married at St. Mary’s Church in Lake Wilson.  Following their marriage, they made their home in Slayton, Fulda, Worthington and Marshall, MN areas.  In 1973 they purchased Valhalla on Lake Shetek and operated the Ballroom and restaurant until 1981.  They then moved to Currie, MN and in 1984 they moved to Hamel, MN where they owned and operated several bars and motels as well as a construction company.  Terry passed away on April 11, 2005.  In 2014 Sylvia moved to Slayton.  On January 3, 2024, she moved to Sunset Cottage in Worthington, MN and passed away there on Thursday, January 4, 2024, at the age of 75.  She was a past member of St. Mary’s Church in Lake Wilson.  Sylvia enjoyed visiting with family and friends, watching gameshows, word find puzzles, and bird watching. 

Survivors include her two children, Terry L. Lingen of Slayton, MN and Tammy Wicklund and Christopher Nason of Champlin, MN, four grandchildren, James Lingen, Nate Ulen, Tyler Wicklund and Jaden Wicklund, two brothers, and their spouses, Joseph “Buddy” and Louise Biegler of Slayton, MN, and Ronald “Ronnie” and Betty Biegler of Lake Wilson, MN and several nieces and nephews and their families.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Terry, sister, Mary Ann and Richard Martens, one nephew, Mike Biegler and one niece, Lori Dierks. 

Memorial Services

St. Mary’s Church in Lake Wilson, MN on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. Peter Schuster officiating.  The organist is Sharon Lais.  The song leader is Julie Steenstra.  Interment is at Hillside Cemetery in Lake Wilson, MN.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church on Tuesday. Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton is entrusted with arrangements.   To view online obituary and send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com.  In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred. 

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January 9, 2024

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Mary's Church
320 Paul Ave.
Lake Wilson, Minnesota 56151

Memorial Mass
January 9, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Mary's Church
320 Paul Ave.
Lake Wilson, Minnesota 56151


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