August 11, 1943 - October 4, 2017


Lee Arthur Zindler, age 74, St. Cloud, MN died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Cloud, MN.

Funeral services will be Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Sunday.

Lee was born August 11, 1943 in St. Cloud, MN to Norman and Rose M. (Krueger) Zindler. He served in the United States Navy, during the Vietnam War, from 1965 to 1967. On October 18, 1969 Lee married Barbara “Barb” D. Wenz in St. Cloud, MN. Lee owned and operated Lee’s Sport Shop in St. Cloud with his wife Barb for 27 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and St. Cloud VFW Post #428. Lee loved hunting and fishing and time spent with his grandchildren.

Survivors include daughters, Shannon (Brian) Ertl of Sauk Rapids, MN; Kari Zindler of St. Cloud, MN; sister Beverly Sommers of St. Peter, MN; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Barb on November 3, 2016.