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Sydney MacLean

April 8, 1942 — October 2, 2021

Sydney MacLean, 79, of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, October 2, 2021, at the Minnesota Veteran’s Home in Fergus Falls.

Sydney (Syd) was born April 8th, 1942 in Culver City, CA to Betty MacLean & Charles MacLean. Syd passed away on Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 79 years old of COPD. He resided in California, Hawaii, Butler Minnesota and, most recently Fergus Falls Veterans Home.

Syd was a 12-year decorated veteran of the US Navy specializing as an electronics/radio technician. After leaving service, his occupations include carpenter, baker, electronics repair, hog farming and volunteer assistant veteran's outreach officer in New York Mills, MN. He was also a member of the VFW in Perham & Underwood, MN.

Syd is survived by sister Lynn Brand, of Fergus Falls, MN; brother Alec MacLean, Cupertino, CA; sister Mary Claire MacLean, Petaluma, CA; step daughter Lisa Towry, Scandia, MN; son Scott MacLean; niece Heather Brand as well as additional cousins, nieces and nephews.

Those who knew Syd loved him. He will be missed!

Memorial Gathering: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 2021, at the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls. Military Honors will be presented at 12:45 p.m.

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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