Darrel L. Lindberg, 78, of Evansville, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Lakewood Reflections in Staples.
Darrel Lindberg was born October 22, 1942 in Grant County to Elvin and Arbutus (Johnson) Lindberg. He grew up near Erdahl, Minnesota helping his parents on their successful grain and dairy farm. Darrel graduated from Elbow Lake High School in 1960.
On April 16, 1966 Darrel married Nancy Johnson. Darrel and Nancy moved to Minneapolis, MN where he attended barber school. After acquiring his barber license, they moved back to the area and Darrel opened the Evansville Barber Shop. During this time, Darrel was a member of the Minnesota National Guard and earned a title of Expert Marksman. In 1969, Darrel and Nancy began their family and raised three daughters. After closing his barber shop, Darrel worked for the City of Evansville for 19 years in Public Works. After working for the city, Darrel worked as a rural letter carrier for the USPS until his retirement in 2010.
Darrel will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father, and extremely hardworking.
Darrel is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy: daughters, Dana (Rich) Giese of Jordan, MN, Rebecca (Jed) Diessner of Hudson, WI, and Jessica (Andy) Lehman of North Hudson, WI; sisters, Juane (Bob) Carlson of Minneapolis, MN and LaDonna Baker of Minneapolis, MN; grandchildren, Megan Giese, Ava and Axel Diessner.
Darrel is preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside service: 2:00 PM Friday, September 17, 2021 at Mound Grove Cemetery, Evansville.
Memorial Gathering: 2:30 - 4:00 PM at the Glende-Nilson Funeral Chapel, Evansville, MN
Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Evansville is assisting the family with arrangements.
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