Steven Mitchell Lindula

OBITUARY - Steven Mitchell Lindula

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Steven Mitchell Lindula, age 17 of Big Lake, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014.  Visitation will be Tuesday April 8, 2014 from 5 PM to 8 PM at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 East Broadway, Monticello.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11 AM at Saron Lutheran Church, 311 Lake Street South, Big Lake.  Pastor Kyle Sidlo will officiate.  There will be a private interment.  Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
 
Steven was born on October 14, 1996 in St. Cloud, MN.  He attended Heritage Montessori of Big Lake, Swan River Montessori of Monticello, and Big Lake Public Schools.  He was a senior in high school and chose to attend St. Cloud State University as part of the PSEO program.  He played football for Big Lake and also participated on the school’s trapshooting team.  He worked at McDonald’s and Pizza Ranch in Monticello while attending school.    
 
Steven enjoyed travel and all outdoor activities, especially camping, hunting, and riding ATV’s and snowmobiles.  He was an Eagle Scout and a member of Big Lake Boy Scouts of America Pack/Troop 93 for eleven years.
 
Steven is survived by his parents, Mark and Pam (O’Hara) Lindula;  and his older sister Katherine (Katie);  aunts and uncles Sheryl Lindula of Eveleth, David Lindula of Iron, Dan (Maureen) Lindula of Big Lake, Sheila (Ed) Suominen of Spokane, WA, Randy Lindula of Iron, Shawn (Heather) Lindula of Iron, Paul (Kendra) Lindula, Darlene Johnson of Coon Rapids, Sandy O’Hara of North Branch, Kelly (Shelley) O’Hara of St. Cloud;  and many cousins and friends.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Elvin and Julia Lindula of Iron, and Cecil and Delores O’Hara of St. Cloud.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.      
 

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THE BIG WOODEN CROSS which stood behind the monument known as La Pieta was broken in Our Lady of the lake Catholic Cemetery last weekend. (Submitted photos.)

THE BECKER-BIG LAKE SQUIRT B1 HOCKEY TEAM. Front row, (L-R): Erik Baker, Cooper Fredericks, Josh Lillemo, Jack Beckstrom, Kellen Hurt and Luke Boardson. Second row, (L-R): Dillon Lindenau, Nik Hughes, Ben Piehl, Eli Sheideman, Zack Dembinski, Jacob Polecec and Dylan Pishney. Coaches, (L-R): Eron Boardson, Head Coach Mark Fredericks and Jake Pishney. (Submitted photos).

Pictured above are food shelf volunteer Bob Segler, Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Dr. Scott Schulz, Tara Boone and Sara Peterson. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

THE SHERBURNE COUNTY CHAPTER OF THRIVENT FINANCIAL donated $1,200 worth of items to the Big Lake Community Food Shelf Tuesday. The donation included 50 hams and some personal care items. Pictured above from the left are Big Lake Food Shelf Manager Amy Robertson, Coborn’s Manager Mitch Utecht, Thrivent Financial Associate Curtis Snesrud, Coborn’s Assistant Manager John Howard, Thrivent Financials Associate Derek Birdsall and food shelf volunteer Bob Segler. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

TOMMY ECKSTROM had to think hard about what he wanted to say on the gift card for the present he had just purchased.