Glenn Allan Lindstrand, age 88, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, at his home in Winthrop.
Memorial Services will be Friday, April 28th, 2017, at 11:00 A.M. at Faith United Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be Thursday, April 27th, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Dalin-Hantge Chapel in Winthrop and will continue one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church.
Military Honors by the Winthrop Honor Guard.
Glenn Allan Lindstrand was born on August 15, 1928, in Sibley County, Winthrop, Minnesota. He was the son of Gust and Edith (Johnson) Lindstrand. Glenn was baptized as an infant in 1928, and later was confirmed in his faith as a youth on May, 10, 1942, by Rev. Mortell both at First Lutheran Church in Winthrop, Minnesota. Glenn received his education in Winthrop, Minnesota, graduating with the Class of 1946. He entered active military service in the United States Marines on December 19, 1951, and served his country in the Korean War. Glenn received an Honorable Discharge on December 3, 1953.
On October 10, 1954, Glenn was united in marriage to Marlys Hed at the Methodist Church in Winthrop. The couple made their home in Winthrop. Glenn and Marlys were blessed with three sons, Kevin, Dennis and Brian. They shared over 56 years of marriage, until Marlys passed away on March 1, 2011.
Glenn began his working career farming, then owned and operated a Texaco bulk gas delivery business and ended his career working for the Winthrop School District maintaining and driving the school busses. He was a member at Faith United Church in Winthrop, serving on the church board. Glenn was also a member of the Winthrop American Legion Post #314 and the Winthrop VFW Post #4078.
Glenn loved helping others. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and gardening. Glenn cherished the time spent with his family, friends, and his recently adopted cat, Precious.
Glenn passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at his home in Winthrop, Minnesota, at the age of 88.
Blessed be his memory.
Glenn is survived by his:
Sons, Kevin Lindstrand and his wife, Jean, of Arlington, MN,
Dennis Lindstrand and his wife, Tina, of Medina, MN,
Brian Lindstrand and his wife, Tammy, of Lakeville, MN;
Grandchildren, Kristin Nelson and her husband, Travis,
Kathryn Clark and her husband, Adam,
Laura Siegle and her husband, Mark,
Great Grandchildren, Jens Nelson, Mats Nelson, Odin Clark;
Sister, Elaine Forsberg of Winthrop, MN;
Sisters-In-Law, Mildred Lindstrand of St. Peter, MN,
Carolyn Brethorst of Winthrop, MN,
Dona Totman of New Ulm, MN;
Nieces, Nephews, many other relatives and friends.
Glenn is preceded in death by his Parents, Gust and Edith Lindstrand; Wife, Marlys Lindstrand; Brother, Donald Lindstrand; Brothers-In-Law, Glendon Forsberg, Lomaine Brethorst, Glen Totman.