Wayne Lindell, age 76, of Isanti died September 24, 2010 in McGregor. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 30th at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti. A visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 29th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Interment will be in North Isanti Baptist Cemetery.
Wayne Wilbur Lindell was born March 1, 1934 in Athens Township in rural Isanti. He was raised and lived his entire life in the Isanti area. Wayne married Dolly Olson on February 17, 1957 and they would become the parents of seven children. He was employed by Pre-Stressed Concrete Company in Anoka for several years and then worked at Northern Asphalt in Blaine until retirement. Wayne was a member of Local Union #49. Wayne had been with Janice, his life partner, since 1982. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren and all of the family activities. He also enjoyed stock car races, fishing, wrestling, hobby farming, going to the Creamery Cafe and going to the cabin near McGregor.
Wayne Lindell died September 24, 2010 at his cabin at McGregor at the age of 76 years, 6 months and 23 days. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; four sisters; and one son, Randy.
Wayne is survived by his life partner, Janice of Isanti; six children, Bob (Kathy) Lindell of Isanti, Kathy Afriyie of Anoka, Jeanne (Kenny) Fischer of McGregor, Shari Harker of Cambridge, Richard (Linda) Lindell of Oregon City, Oregon, Lisa (Russ) Crawford of Isanti; four step-children, John Carlson of Pine City, Clayton (Laurie) Carlson of Pine City, Rod (Lori) DeBernardeaux of Princeton, Shelly (Brian) Krone of Brook Park; 20 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Donna Henrickson of Isanti; four brothers, Sherlock (Crystal) Lindell of Isanti, Loran (Kay) Lindell of Isanti, Chuck Lindell of Tacoma, Washington, Glenn (Sue) Lindell of Isanti; by his dog, Benji; and by many other relatives and friends.
Darrell Carlberg says
The Creamery Crossing Staff express our sincere sympathy to all of Wayne’s family and friends during this sudden loss of a friend to all of us.
We will truly miss him in the restaurant and his huge smile everytime he walked through that door. Oh, and we will miss all his requirements as a customer.
Table 10 will just not be the same without Wayne there three times a day. Our hearts are broken.
joann and chad says
my thoughts and prayers go out to waynes family and friends.in their sudden loss of wayne.i will truly miss wayne a whole lot.he was my sunshine when he came in to the cafe.he always had a smile on his face,which i will miss dearly everyday.the creamery will not be the same with out wayne.he will be sadly missed every day.my heart is truly broken with the loss of wayne lindell,or as we called him ,our little weiner dog.we will all miss you wayne.
Archie & Jo-Ann says
We extend our sympathy to Wayne’s family. The breakfast table has a very noticeable vacant spot. He was a friend to all and will be missed by all of us. May God be with each of you as you recall the fond memories that you shared as a family.
Archie & Jo-Ann says
We wish to extend our sympathy to Wayne’s family. He will certainly be remembered as a good friend by all of us who enjoyed having breakfast with him. He always wore a happy face and enjoyed the teasing and joking. May God be with you as your heart is filled with the happy memories of Wayne’s lift.
Doris Olson says
Uncle Wayne will always be in my heart. I will remember all my summers as a kid spending time with my family during summer vactions from school. Just what the rest of the family to know I think of you often.
becca nelson says
wayne was the best friend ever to me. he was always there when you needed him, he always had a smile on his face and had a hug when you needed one . he was a shoulder to cry on, and always treated me so good. i will miss him forever. he will always be in my heart. my deepest sympathy to the family and friend. love becca