Steven “Blake” Lindvig

Sunday, November 14, 2021
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Funeral services for Steven “Blake” Lindvig will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at the Sacred Heart Church in Glendive.

Steven “Blake” Lindvig of Woodland Park, Co. went home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sept. 11, 2021. Blake was the baby of the family born Jan. 4, 1975 to Steve and Ann (Maier) Lindvig, joining older sister Annette and older brother Shawn.

Blake graduated from Dawson County High School in Glendive in 1994. He helped with the family business Lindvig Transmission growing up. During his high school days, he also worked at Skateland and was known for his roller-skating skills. In 1994 he began working at Burlington Northern Railroad, eventually leaving this company in 2002 due to a workplace injury. Blake then moved to Dickinson, N.D. where he met Amanda Affeldt. The couple married on Sept. 6, 2003. Together they welcomed their son William Blake Lindvig born Dec. 11, 2004. Blake went on to study at the University of North Dakota. In 2005 he completed the North Dakota Insurance exam and accepted an insurance agent position for combined insurance. Blake and Amanda separated and he moved to Wibaux. In 2009 they divorced. Blake met Kendra Nelson in May of 2010. The couple married in Las Vegas on March 11, 2014. Colorado became home, the couple purchased their dream home in Woodland Park six years ago near Blake’s favorite topaz mines. The last 10 years Blake enjoyed spending time in the mountains where he began Goose Creek Mining Co. He began by mining for gold but found he had a special knack for mining precious gemstones. He recently purchased a faceting machine and aspired to start faceting his own jewelry. Just before his death he stated, “for the first time in 14 years he finally felt successful.”

Blake had always loved the outdoors and as a youth he enjoyed dirt bike riding and riding with his friends. He also played football and baseball during high school and became an assistant Babe Ruth Baseball coach a few years. Hunting was a passion of Blake’s. He enjoyed hunting season, beginning with archery and hunting through rifle season. Blake took time to scout his game. He enjoyed videotaping big game. Each year he was committed to tagging the biggest boon and crocket he could find. Frogman was one of Blake’s favorite songs.

Blake was like a brother to his friends. Some commented “he always had good advice, I could tell him anything and he wouldn’t tell a soul.” “He believed in the cowboy way of being simple and a little rodeo too.” “Blake loved the Good Lord and would pray with and for his friends.” “Blake was a very proud and generous man, he always wanted to help anyone who needed it.”

Blake was preceded in death by his mother, Ann (Maier) Lindvig; as well as his maternal grandparents, Freda (Bertsch) and Walter Maier; and paternal grandparents, Katherine (Taylor) and William Lindvig.

Blake is survived by his wife, Kendra; his son, William Blake of Dickinson, N.D.; father, Steve (Wanda) of Billings; sister, Annette (Mark) Nicholson of Glendive; brother, Shawn (Becky) of Fort Worth, Texas; nephew, Dalton Nicholson of Glendive; nieces, Ashley (Anthony) Zapata of Fort Worth, Texas and Mariah Nicholson of Bismarck, N.D.

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