Leslie “Les” William Lindquist, of Cambridge passed away on Sunday June 14th, 2020 peacefully in his home at the age of 79.
Les was born on December 23rd, 1940 in Bertha, Minnesota to Roy and Erma (nee Gilbertson) Lindquist. He graduated from Princeton High School in 1958 and a few short years later enlisted in the military. After leaving the military in February 1966 he had a handful of jobs. Driving a milk truck, driving a truck for Cambridge Egg Co., working at CenterPoint Energy, and driving truck for Bauerly Brothers. On July 3rd, 1975, he married Marlys Bernice Bliss. They were married for 38 years. His hobbies included going to out to his shed, fishing, camping, watching westerns, seeing the grandkids, and visiting with friends.
He is survived by his six step-children Keith Weston of Isanti, Cindy (Dean) Christensen of Stanchfield, Linda (Mike) Boster of Isanti, Debra (Greg) Anderson of Mora,, Dale (Brooke Tassoni) Treichel of Edina, and Karen (Bruce) Westberg of Cambridge. Thirteen grandchildren Isaac Weston, Nathan (Michelle) Weston, Evyn Weston, Levi Boster, Leanna Boster, Rachel (Justin) Morris, Gregory (Larissa) Anderson, Tessa (Brandon) Sletten, Josephine Tassoni, Beatrice Tassoni, Simon Tassoni, Lydia Westberg, and Amanda Westberg. Seven great grandchildren Ayden, Amelia and Jamie Weston, Ethan Anderson, Hazel and Adelynn Morris, and Brandon Sletten Jr. Also survived by his sister Cheryl Sauter of Bismarck, ND; his sisters-in-law, Charlotte Lindquist of Cambridge and Lois Bliss of Mora and brother-in-law Lowell (Jeanine) Bliss of Burnsville and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife Marlys Lindquist, parents Roy and Erma Lindquist, brother Dennis “Link” Lindquist, brothers-in-law Glen Sauter and Raymond Bliss and three grandsons Zachary Weston, Travis, and Shaun Anderson.
A visitation will be held at Carlson-Lillemoen Funeral Home on Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 3-7PM with military honors at 7PM. A burial will be held at a later date at Fort Snelling Cemetery.
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