TRIMONT - A Celebration of Life service for Glade D. "Pat" Lindsay, 91, of Trimont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Trimont, Minn., with Pastor John Michel officiating. Military honors at the funeral home will be by the Foster-Bernhardt American Legion Post #373 of Trimont. Burial will be in the Vernon Center Cemetery, rural Vernon Center, Minn.
Pat was called to his eternal rest on Friday morning, April 12, 2013, at Goldfinch Estates Memory Care in Fairmont, Minn. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the funeral home.
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Glade Donald Lindsay was born March 16, 1922, near Rice Lake in rural Winnebago, Minn., to Eldon Perc and Bertha Alice (Boyer) Lindsay. He then moved to Amboy, Minn., and later graduated from Amboy High School in 1940. On March 31, 1941, he entered the U.S. Marine Corps. On Oct. 18, 1941, he was united in marriage to Olive Baker in Oakland, Calif. Pat continued serving his country until his honorable discharge on April 14, 1947. After his discharge, Pat was employed in a power plant in Aiken, S.C., and then worked on the Savannah River Project until moving to Primghar, Iowa, in 1944 and then worked in a power plant there and at Cherokee, Iowa. Pat later moved to Trimont, Minn., in 1956 and was employed at Interstate Power Company for over 30 years. Pat later graduated from Liberty Baptist University in the state of Virginia. He was a Baptist Faith Pastor serving at Sherburn Baptist Church in Sherburn, Minn. Pat also provided a radio program, "Bible Chat with Brother Pat." He was very involved with his military platoon from the U.S. Marine Corps, by attending their yearly gatherings. His battalion was the 10th Defense and he served as chaplain for the 10th Defense/AAA Battalion Association where he and mom traveled to different cities around the U.S. for their yearly reunion. In retirement years, Pat could be found working in his garden.
Survivors include his children: daughters, Peggy (Tim) King of Timpson, Texas and Julie (Tom) Sackett of rural Winnebago, Minn.; sons, Robert "Bob" Lindsay of Eagan, Minn., and Greg (Beverly) Lindsay of Forest City, Iowa; daughter-in-law, Carol Lindsay of Fairmont, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Pat is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Olive Lindsay on Jan. 6, 1997; son, Michael "Mike" Lindsay on July 29, 2010; sisters and other relatives.