Phyllis A. Lindseth

A funeral service was held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the Zoar Free Lutheran Church, Hampden for Phyllis A. Lindseth, 90 of Devils Lake formerly of the Alsen/Munich area.


Posted on 3/27/15

She died Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Center, Devils Lake.

Graveside Service at Alsen Cemetery.

Phyllis was born November 9, 1924 at Wahpeton, the daughter of Victor and Louise (Leuring) Burton. She grew up in Wahpeton and graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1942. She worked at a local bakery/eatery, the Del Rio Café, until moving to Seattle in 1942 to work at the shipyard office as a clerk. She returned to Wahpeton in 1945 to work at a local drug store, Miller Drug. She married Knut A. Lindseth on September 15, 1945 at Alsen and resided there until 1956 then moved to the farm by Munich. Upon retiring from farming in 1976, they purchased a home in Munich.  Knut passed away on May 9, 1993.  She sold her home and moved into the Munich West View Apartments in 2013. She was a member of the Zoar Lutheran Church. She participated in league bowling until she turned the age of 75, and was also an active member of the Munich Senior Citizens until it dissolved. She enjoyed entertaining her grandchildren and great grandchildren, sewing, setting puzzles, crocheting, reading and embroidering.

Phyllis is survived by her loving family. Her children: Louise (Merril) Klein, Tolna, Allen Lindseth, St. Joe, Minn., JoEllen (Robert) Hall and Rita (Bruce) Wirth all of Munich; 11 grandchildren: Wendy Deckert, Rosemount, Minn., Sina (Scott) Horst, Mandan, Kris (Danielle) Lindseth, Philip Lindseth, Mathew Lindseth and Brianne (Matt) Mitzel all of Munich, Shannon Hall, Fargo, Brandon (Jami) Hall and Nikki (Scotty) Schmaltz all of Devils Lake, Tanya (Shane) Johnson, Verdi, Minn. and Ben (Marissa) Wirth, West Fargo; 28 great grandchildren; sisters Elaine Burton, Spokane, Wash. and Donna Standley, Wahpeton; sister-in-law Christine Osterberg, Escondido, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Knut; parents; brother and sister-in-law Frank “Pat” and Bernadette Burton; sister and brother-in-law Ruth and Fred Seibel.

Gilberstson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, was in charge of arrangements.