(Wednesday - October 21, 2020) - Louise K. Floodstrand, age 82, of Crystal Falls, passed away on Monday, October 19, at her home.

Louise was born June 5, 1938, in Stambaugh, daughter of the late Sigvard and LuLu (Wuorenma) Martinson. She graduated from Crystal Falls High School, class of 1956.

Louise worked for the US Steel Corporation in Waukegan, Illinois prior to marriage in 1959. On March 21, 1959 she was united in marriage to John Floodstrand.

Louise loved mushrooms and had a collection of over 2,000 of them. She enjoyed traveling with her husband while he was in the Navy and took pride in taking care of her household and children during his many lengthy overseas deployments. Louise returned to Crystal Falls in 1980 where her love of the accordion led her to join the "Accordiannies" and the Lions Band. While a member of the Accordiannies her and the rest of the group were selected as Women of the Year in 1997 for their charitable work with the local senior centers and churches. They also got to perform on TV6 for the 38th Anniversary of Finland Calling. Louise was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Amasa, Mich. She loved sunflowers and anything yellow.

Survivors include her loving husband of 61 years, John Floodstrand; one son, Wayde Floodstrand of Crystal Falls; two daughters, Claire (Gregg) Isaacson of Crystal Falls and Leigh (Keith) Steiro of Amasa; grandchildren, Carmen (Josh) Novak of Bayfield, Wisconsin, Hannah Floodstrand of Amasa, John Floodstrand of Green Bay, Carlton (Jessica) Isaacson of Grand Forks, North Dakota, Hank Steiro, Traverse City, Mich., Adel Isaacson, Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Dodge Isaacson, Crystal Falls, Mich.; one brother, John (Jan) Martinson of Amasa, and many cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by one brother, Phillip Martinson.

Visitation will be held Friday, October 23, from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. A Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Pastor Doug Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Crystal Falls.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Crystal Falls to honor Louise's legacy of life.


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