Meri Lynn Bidwell, Silver Creek

Meri Lynn Bidwell, age 71, of Silver Creek, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Memorial services were held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, at the Silver Creek Community Church, 4282 114th St. NW, Maple Lake, with Pastor Luke Baehr officiating. Visitation began at 10:00 a.m. at the church and a luncheon followed the service.
Meri Lynn Bidwell was born October 13, 1946, in Minneapolis to Myron and Donna (Skinner) Eggie. Lynn grew up in Richfield, where she attended Richfield High School. On November 28, 1963, Lynn was united in marriage to Wayne Bidwell in Las Vegas, Nevada. They settled down in Maple Lake where they raised their three sons. They then moved to their current home near Silver Creek, where Lynn and Wayne owned and operated Best In Webb Printing in Monticello. Lynn also helped her parents at the Hoot n Holler Restaurant for many years. In her spare time, Lynn enjoyed golfing, bowling, and most of all spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Lynn is survived by her husband of 53 years, Wayne of Silver Creek; three sons, Jim (Cheri) of Maple Lake, Rob (Wendy) of Maple Lake, and Randy of Fairhaven; beloved grandchildren, Zachary, Jacob, Justin, Joshua, Megan, Alissa, Jenna, and Emily; sisters, Luana (Dick) Lee of Annandale, and Lorie (Dale) Plaggerman of Clearwater; sister-in-law, Colleen (Mac) McFarlane of Richfield; and her niece, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.
A special thank you to the U of M Cardiology/LVAD units and to all who helped Lynn through this journey.
Her grandchildren served as urnbearers. Don DeBoer and Linda Veches provided music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.
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