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Arnold L. LINDBERG Obituary
"Lindy" Age 92, of Arden Hills Died September 25, 2013. A Loving Patriarch. Preceded in death by: his parents, Adolph and Clara; brother Richard and his spouse Joelle; two infants that he will meet in heaven; and his grandson, Sgt. Benjamin Miller. Survived by: his wife of 68 years Mary Ann (Borden); sons Mark (Michele) & Bruce (Nancy; daughters Mary Clare Lindberg & Amy Young (Thomas); special daughter Jackie Kozak; grandsons Kevin, Kurt, Kory, Thomas, & Nicholas; granddaughters Christina & Catherine; 10 great grandchildren; and many other young people he kept in his heart. He had many dear friends plus others remembered warmly from his employment career. For over 70 years Lindy marveled at his good fortune in finding and marrying a woman as fine as Mary Anne. They truly believed God's plan led to their marriage, family and life together. His honesty, sincerity and character were treasured by his family and people he knew in his career. Arnold spent his childhood years in the St. Cloud area and graduated from Clear Lake High School. He completed the Mechanical Drafting course at Dunwoody Institute and was employed by the Northern Pacific Railway. He entered active service with the U.S. Navy Air Corps in July 1942, teaching aerial gunnery during World War II and was discharged at Christmas of 1945. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1951 with a degree in Civil Engineering. His 40 year construction career included years with the U.S. Corps of Engineers, Foley Brothers Construction, Al Johnson Construction, Acton Construction, and M.A. Mortenson Construction Co., from which he retired in 1989. His career and private travels took him to every state in the union and several countries in Europe. His retirement winters were spent in Florida where he most enjoyed annual passes at Disney World and was proud that the sports complex built there by Mortenson Construction was under his personal license. His fondest memories included many unique experiences with Disney. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday September 30, 2013 at ST. JOHN the BAPTIST Catholic Church 825 -2nd Ave. N.W. New Brighton, followed by a reception, and then burial at Resurrection Cemetery. VISITATION 4-7 PM Sunday Sept. 29th at THE ROSEVILLE MEMORIAL CHAPEL 2245 No. Hamline Ave. (1Blk.So.Hwy#36 Roseville 651/631-2727) and Monday at Church beginning at 10AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Ramsey County Friends of the Library or donor's choice.


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Published in Pioneer Press on Sept. 27, 2013
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