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.