Lenhart Mindt

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Lenhart D. Mindt, 89, Minot, died Thursday, October 27, 2022, in a Minot hospital.

Lenhart was born July 11, 1933, in Bluegrass, ND, to Gottleib and Helen (Betz) Mindt, and was raised on the family farm near Beulah, ND. While growing up, he attended country schools and helped on the family farm. He enlisted in the US Army in April 1953, and was honorably discharged in April 1955, having served during the Korean Conflict.

After returning to North Dakota, he was united in marriage to Viona Wiedrich on May 26, 1956 in Beulah, ND. Together, they started their family and raised their children Bryan, Linda and Mark in Minot, ND.

Lenhart spent his adult life working in the construction industry. He fondly shared stories about working for various construction companies, and finally going out on his own to form Mindt Construction with his son Bryan. Some of his proudest moments were when his youngest son Mark joined the company, followed by grandsons Jeff and Erik, before Lenhart’s retirement a few years later.

Lenhart was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church, and a former member of Minot Moose Lodge 822 and Minot VFW Post 753. He bowled in the Friday night Men’s League for many years. His hobbies in retirement included gardening, listening to polka music and watching westerns on TV.

He is survived by: Viona (his wife of 66 years), and their children Bryan (Jane) Mindt, Linda Carson, and Mark (Janel) Mindt. Grandchildren Jeffery (Celina) Mindt, Erik Mindt, Stephanie (Dan Clarys) Carson, Amanda (Mason) Murphy, Michael (Camille) Carson, and Piper Mindt. Great grandchildren Kelsey Mindt, Justice Nerad, Seth Nerad, Collin Mindt, Miley Clarys, Mya Murphy, Bryce Murphy, Hunter Clarys, Fynn Murphy, and Matthew Clarys. Sisters Esther Mindt, Gloria Voegele, Lucille Iverson, and Mavis Wiedenmeyer. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Lenhart is proceeded in death by his parents, infant daughter, brothers Wilbert, Vernon and Myron, and sisters Berniece Christo, and Dolores Coyle.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Bethany Lutheran Church, or your favorite charity in his honor.

Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Tuesday, November 1, 2022, at Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.
Funeral service: 11:00 am, Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot.
Interment: in Rosehill Memorial Park, Veteran’s Section.

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