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Ella Lindquist reveled in her role as Buena Vista Logging Queen. In this photo, she rode in the 2006 Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival Grand Parade. Pioneer File Photo

Logging Queen is remembered by many


Buena Vista Logging Days Queen Ella Lindquist ended her 26-year reign Feb. 21.

Lindquist's funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March. 5, at First Lutheran Church, with visitation from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji.

"Ella was a tremendously kind, caring and motivated person," said her friend Todd Haugen.

Suzanne Thomas of Buena Vista said until her last years, Lindquist also worked hard helping prepare for Logging Days.

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