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Clarence LeRoy Lindseth

November 26, 1930 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 89)


Clarence Lindseth, 89, of Bemidji, MN died Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Burial of cremains for relatives will be 10:30 a.m., June 5, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery, north of Bemidji with a Memorial Service to follow at 11:00 a.m., in Bethel Lutheran Church, Bemidji, MN.

Clarence LeRoy Lindseth was born November 26, 1930 in Bemidji, MN to Harold and Marjorie (Main) Lindseth. He attended elementary school in Turtle River and graduated from Bemidji High School in 1948. On October 20, 1951 he married Ardella Silverthorn in Turtle River, MN. He owned the Northern Store and Oil Company for 30 years and 30 days. He liked hunting and fishing with friends and family. He caught a 600 pound Blue Marlin in Mexico and most recently fulfilled one of his life’s dreams of shooting an elk with his grandson and his great-granddaughter. He liked camping if there was work to be done. He also liked cutting and delivering wood and plowing snow. Clarence was a Northern Township road supervisor for many years. He served on the Beltrami Electric Board and Minnkota Power Board.  He enjoyed his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Ardella Lindseth of Bemidji; daughter, Janet Lindseth Forte of Bemidji; son, Michael Lindseth of Bemidji; 7, grandchildren, JodyLynn (Brian) Hughes, Allison (Chris French) Forte, Trinity (Anne) Lindseth, Jed (Meggan Page) Lindseth, Anna (Justin) Welcome, Kylie Rose Lindseth;  great-grandchildren, Madison, Brody and Odin Lindseth; Lux and Aaliayah Welcome; step-great-grandchildren, Ariyah and Zoë Thomas; sisters, Pauline Golden and Darlene (Howard) Schultz; sisters-in-law, Luella Lindseth, Faye Silverthorn and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Richard and brothers, Delbert Lindseth, Jim Lindseth and Neal Lindseth; sister, Margaret Carlson.

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Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

10:30 AM
Evergreen Cemetery
Center Point Ct NW & Irvine Ave. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Memorial Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethel Lutheran Church
5232 Irvine Ave. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

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