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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ARNIE JOHNSON, as grand marshal of the Big Lake Veterans parade in November, 2013. (Tribune archive photo)

RIVER OAKS PARK Master plan will be presented to Big Lake residents at open houses in the months to come.

BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL’S outstanding Knowledge Bowl Team took fourth place out of 91 teams at the St. Francis High school Rumble on the Rum meet last week. Team members are Jacob Block, 12th grade, Jack Flicker, 10th grade, Peter Wallace, 12th grade and Jake Dickinson, ninth grade. (Submitted photo).

CITY OF BIG LAKE PUBLIC WORKS employee John Moshier retires at the end of January after 34 years of working for his home town. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).