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Farmington police have located 89-year-old Evelyn Bistodeau, who wandered away from her home early Tuesday morning.

Missing 89-year-old Farmington woman is found

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A Tuesday morning search for a missing 89-year-old woman ended with the woman was found safe and alive three hours later.

Evelyn Bistodeau was reported missing from her home on the 1000 block of Pine Street just after 8 a.m. Tuesday, Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist said. Bistodeau lives with her son, who had left earlier in the morning to have breakfast. When her son returned home, he found that his mother was gone.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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