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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DANCING TO THE MUSIC IN THE PARK has been a popular summer pastime for the young and the young at heart in Big Lake all summer long, thanks to the efforts of the Big Lake Legacy Foundation. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

NIGHT TO UNITE COLORING CONTEST WINNERS are Tayden Zimmerman, Alexis Roehlke and Tyler Huver. Chief Joel Scharf presented the artists with their prizes Tuesday. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

FINDING OLD FRIENDS were Makenzie Reiter and Alyssa Rezac at Wednesday’s middle school open house.