Richard G. Lindner, 86, of Fall Creek passed away on Friday, June 23, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus in Rochester, MN.

Richard was born on July 9, 1936, to Clarence and Hedwig Lindner in Waconia, MN. He married Mary Fletty. Together they loved snowmobiling and belonged to the Bracketteers Snowmobiling Club. They also loved traveling and camping.

Richard is survived by his children, Donald Lindner of Strum, WI, and Gregory (Jamie) Lindner of Eau Claire; stepchildren, Steven Fletty of St. Paul, MN and Patrice Ann Fletty of Pittsburg, KS; grandchildren, Lindsay (Ryan) Freese, and Merica (Michael) Loesel; step-grandchildren; and great-grandchildren, Garrett and Brady Loesel.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lindner; his parents; and brother, Donald Lindner.

A graveside service will be Thursday, July 13, 2023, at 11:00 am at Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery. Friends and family may leave online condolences below.


  1. Rich will be missed by his comrades at the Brackett American Legion.
    He was always willing to help and served as Finance officer for many years.
    Please accept our condolences.
    Post 550 commander Brian Flaskrud

  2. We are so saddened by the news about Rich. He was such a good and caring person, also a very good friend/former neighbor for many years. We will miss him also. Keep all the good memories of him close in your heart.
    Take care and may the good Lord help you through this difficult time.

    Sam & Sharlene Kurth

  3. Extending our condolences to the family. We knew Rich for many years from work and the Musky Fishing Club. Spent great times camping and fishing on many different lakes. Rich was my first boss and guided me throughout my career.

  4. Rich was such a great person and will be dearly missed by so many. Rich did so many things for the Bracketteers and county association. From groomer maintenance, to grooming, to straightening bent signs and much more for many many years. He always had a smile and I don’t recall many events or work days that he was not a part of. I hope you my ride on Rich. Condolences on behalf of the Bracketteers Snowmolbile club. He will be missed.
    Marc Thompson
    President of the Bracketteers

  5. We are so sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. He will be missed by many. Always enjoyed our visits with him. Hugs and prayers to the family.

  6. Rich and Mary were are neighbors and great friends for many years. Rich would pop over on his 4 wheeler to visit often. Always willing to help when we needed him. He was very knowledgeable in many things. He will truly be missed. RIP Rich now u and Mary are together again. Our sympathy to his family.

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