August 25, 1932 – Saturday, September 20, 2008
Stockholm Lutheran Church, rural Cokato
Thursday, September 25th
Lyndon E. “Lindy” Rubel, age 76, of Winsted and formerly of Stockholm Township died Saturday, September 20, 2008 at St. Mary’s Care Center.
He was born on August 25, 1932 in Lake Lillian, Minnesota the son of Earl & Mildred Peterson Rubel.
On September 20, 1952, Lyndon Rubel & Laurene L. Cervin were joined in holy marriage at The United Methodist Church in Litchfield.
Mr. & Mrs. Rubel engaged in farming in Stockholm Township, Wright County, for many years. In addition, “Lindy” was a well known area auctioneer.
“Lindy” enjoyed telling jokes, deer hunting, traveling and playing cards. He was very much a “people” person and was always optimistic. He was also willing to help others especially his neighbors. “Lindy” had an avid interest in politics.
He was a faithful member of Stockholm Lutheran Church, rural Cokato. Lyndon formerly served on the school board of rural Stockholm school and was a former church council member.
Survived by children: Keith Lyndon Rubel of St. Paul, Susette Joy Rubel of Buffalo and Shane Adam (Collette) Rubel of St. Cloud; two grandchildren: Rhiannon Rose Rubel & Garek Robert Rubel; sisters: Joyce (DeWayne) Jensen of Big Stone City, S.D. and Sharon Smith of Cokato; brother-in-law: Dale (Verna) Cervin of Sandpoint, Idaho; many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by wife: Laurene Rubel in 1981 (at the age of 47 years), an infant son: Wilbert Earl Rubel in 1958, his parents, an infant brother: Donnie Rubel and by a brother: Perry Rubel.
Funeral services for Lyndon E. “Lindy” Rubel will be held on Thursday, September 25th at 1:30 P.M. at Stockholm Lutheran Church, rural Cokato. Pastor Mark Little officiated.
A visitation was also held on Wednesday, September 24th from 12 Noon to 1:00 P.M. at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. A service was held at 1:00 P.M. at St. Mary’s Chapel.
A visitation was held on Wednesday, September 24th from 5-8 P.M. at Stockholm Lutheran Church. Further visitation was held Thursday, September 25th one hour prior to services at the church.
Honorary Casket Bearers were Roger Olson, Melvin Terning, Bruce Nelson and Paul Fredricks.
Casket Bearers were Orlan Cervin, Gary Cervin, Ron Smith, Kevin Smith and Roger Johnson, Keith Woodford and Monty Hillmyer.
to lindy’s family, so sorry to hear of your loss. i just received the news. i remember lindy visiting my parents,henry and duaine olson of thief river falls, mn. he was always full of jokes. i also met him years later at the peterson reunions. my prayers to you all.