Sherlock J. Lindell, age 82, of Isanti died November 19, 2015 at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, November 23rd at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti. A visitation will be held from 2:00 – 6:00 PM on Sunday, November 22nd at our Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the service on Monday.
Sherlock James Lindell was born on February 17, 1933 in Bodum to Elove and Rhoda (Ostberg) Lindell. He was raised in rural Isanti and attended rural school. Sherlock then served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. After his military service he returned to Isanti. On August 28, 1971 he married Crystal Miller and they made their home in rural Isanti in Athens Township. Sherlock retired from Bernard Dalsin Roofing in Minneapolis. He enjoyed tractors, woodworking, going to auctions and regularly visiting the creamery café. Sherlock was a jokester and his saying was “If you can’t joke and laugh every day, what’s the point of getting up.”
Sherlock passed away at his home on November 19, 2015 at the age of 82 years, 9 months and 2 days.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Valerie Fleischfesser; granddaughter, Haley Fleischfesser; and 8 siblings. Sherlock is survived by his wife, Crystal; 4 children, Renae (John) Reno, Daniel (Dawn) Lindell, Shonna (Jon) Reineccius, Jolene (Peter) Hasselfeldt; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Donna Hendrickson; 2 brothers, Loran (Kay) Lindell, Glenn (Sue) Lindell; and by many other relatives and friends.