Ronald “Oaky” W. Lindeman, husband of Monica, age 74, of Brownton, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at his home in Brownton.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 9:30-11:00 A.M, one and a half hours prior to the service at the church.
Ronald William Lindeman was born on December 4, 1947, in Glencoe, Minnesota. He was the son of William and Delphine (Bluhm) Lindeman. Ronald was baptized as an infant on February 5, 1948, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on May 21, 1961, both at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton, Minnesota. He received his education in Brownton, and was a graduate of the Brownton High School Class of 1965. Ronald furthered his education at the University of Minnesota where he received a Master’s Degree in Education.
On April 27, 1968, Ronald was united in marriage to Monica Fischer at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton. This marriage was blessed with 5 children, Todd, Reese, Kelly, Blake, and Casey. Ronald and Monica had many residences including St. Paul, Cold Spring, and Sleepy Eye before making their home in Brownton. They shared 54 years of marriage.
Ronald was employed as a teacher at Cold Spring Public Schools, Sleepy Eye Public Schools, Brownton High School, and South Central Technical & Community College, Mankato. He retired in 2004. Ronald was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton. He was also a member of the Sleepy Eye Lions Club, Farm and Ranch Teachers Organization and the Brownton Rod and Gun Club. Ronald was a wrestling coach for many years as well as an FFA Advisor.
Ronald enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and softball. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and friends.
Ronald passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at his home in Brownton, at the age of 74 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Ronald is survived by his:
Wife, Monica Lindeman of Brownton, MN;
Children, Todd Lindeman and his wife, Lisa of Brownton, MN,
Reese Lindeman of Stewart, MN,
Kelly Lindeman of Plato, MN,
Blake Lindeman and his wife Bridget of Buffalo, MN,
Casey Lindeman of Brownton, MN;
Grandchildren, Jordan Lindeman, Dash Lindeman, McKenna Lindeman, Amelia Lindeman, Parker Lindeman;
Great-granddaughter, Nora Jo Lindeman;
Siblings, Sandra Aaberg of Glencoe, MN,
Debra Bach of Cold Spring, MN;
Many other family, friends, and significant others.
Ronald is preceded in death by his Parents, William and Delphine Lindeman; Father and Mother-in-Law, Harland and Marles Fischer; Brothers-in-Law, Ken Aaberg, David Bach.
Nona Wood (Peters) says
Monica & family,
My deepest sympathies in the passing of Ron…..gone from our sights but forever in our hearts & mind…..
Nona Wood (Joyce Peters daughter)
Gerald and Diane Harbarth says
So sorry Monica and family to hear the news. You all are in our prayers. Peace is his now.
Kim (Boelter) Schimmelpfennig says
My sympathies to the family. One of my favorite teachers, great times in FFA. RIP Oaky.
Kathy Genz says
Well where do I start? Okay was 1 of a kind! Always has the goofy smile…Always made people laugh but I’ll NEVER forget him from wrestling coach and shop teacher! Praying for all of family because you lost a Great Man!
Jennifer L Schmidt says
Todd, Lisa & families.
Sorry to learn of Oaky’s passing. Sympathies to the family. RIP Oaky. Blessed be his memory.
Gene Moske says
My sincere condolences to all family and friends. May the peace and comfort of our Lord be with you at this time and always. Many memories from years of teaching and FFA.
Verlyce French says
Deb and Sandra,
Sympathy to you and your family with the passing of your brother.