Robbie Lindell

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Robbie Charles Lindell, 61, Fargo, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo.  He was born on June 13, 1951 to Charles and Shirley (McPherson) Lindell in Grafton, ND.  He grew up in Park River where he graduated from WCAS High School in 1969. 

Following graduation, he went to Minneapolis for Airline Training.  He worked for various airlines around the country from 1970 until his retirement in 2006.  On January 29, 1977 he married Phyllis Nelson in St. Frances Catholic Church in Brainerd, MN.

Robbie loved watching sports, especially football, and he was an avid Vikings fan.  He also enjoyed playing pinnacle with his friends.  In his spare time, he loved fishing with his son.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; son, Nicholas; grandson, Jayden; mother, Shirley; father, Charles; brother, John (Sharyl); and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas.

There will be a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, with a visitation one hour prior.  Burial will be at a later date at Memorial Park Cemetery in Park River, ND.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.  To view the complete obituary and to sign the online guestbook, please visit

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  1. York ND
    We were so sorry to hear about Robbie. Our thoughts & prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time.
    Roxanne, Dakota & Colton

  2. Farmington MN
    Robbie Lindell was a really nice guy to work with. I worked with Robbie in Chicago and had a lot of good times at the O’hare airport. I am saddened to hear of his passing. My prayers are with his family at this time.

  3. Fargo N.D
    .Lucky, We had some great times working together, especially at the old airport. You always kept your cool, never got excited, and you were fun to work with. You will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers to your family.

  4. milwaukee, wi 53225 I worked with Rob in Chicago,We also played a lot of cards,and a bowling league for one season. So sorry for your lose! Nick

  5. SIBLEY, IOWAhi mrs lindell, so sorry to hear about ROB, we worked together in chicago and what a friendly person and always smiling. was always a pleasure to work with him.

  6. Omaha NebraskaSeems like just yesterday worked with Rob in Chicago was a young & funtime. He always had a smile. Three of us went on a trip to the country of Peru. Can remember him trying to catch a fish in the Amazon River.
    My thoughts are with family & friends that knew him. Am guessing everyone who met him was his friend.

  7. Grafton North Dakota
    I want to send my deepest sympathy to John, Sharyl and the entire Lindell family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  8. Phyllis, I am so sorry for your loss. It is going to be a rough time but now know that he is in good hands. Hang in there and know you have family and friends at work who are here for you. Take care.

  9. Papillion NeTo all the members of the Lindell family
    my deepest sympathy.
    I worked with (Lucky) Rob in Chicago
    back in the 70’s. He was a wonderful
    friend and a great worker.
    I will think of Rob as being in a better
    place, but I wish he was still with his
    loving family.

  10. Park River ND
    May the love and support of your family and friends carry you through this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  11. Southaven MSOur Thoughts and Prayers To Rob And His Family,,We worked together In Chicago for North Central Airlines, Fished Together, and Had All Aound Great Times..Will Miss You My Friend.

  12. Park River ND
    Charles and Shirley- I am so sorry to hear about Robbie. I didn’t know him that well but he was a wonderful guy, my prayers are with you!

  13. Egeland ND
    To All of Robbie’s Family,
    We’re thinking of you all at this most difficult time.
    Lisa (Johnson) Held and Family

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