Obit: Lindahl, Walter Lloyd (1924 - 2016)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Babler, Kleist, Lindahl, Schroeder, Seaquist, Wall
----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 5/24/2016
Lindahl, Walter Lloyd “Butch” (8 APR 1924 - 22 MAY 2016)
Walter Loyd “Butch” Lindahl, 92, of Medford, passed away Sunday May 22, 2016 at Aspirus Care and Rehab.
Butch was born in High Bridge, WI, April 8, 1924 to Ernest and Pauline (Seaquist) Lindahl. He married Shirley H. Kleist at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stetsonville on October 19, 1946. She survives.
Butch is also survived by his children; Beverly (Dale) Schroeder of Stevens Point, and Steven (Gloria) Lindahl of Medford. Grandchildren Troy (Kiersten) Schroeder, Eric Lindahl, Adam (Mindy) Lindahl, Darcy (Jeremy) Wall, Angela Lindahl, and Heather Lindahl. And 6 great grandchildren. He is further survived by sister in law Pauline Lindahl of Washington State and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Lloyd Lindahl, and brothers Virgil and Eugene Lindahl, and infant brother Lloyd Lindahl.
Butch served his country in the US Army Medic Corps from 1943 – 1946. He then drove truck for Ben Reusch in Minong, WI and also was employed by Niemuth Implement Company in Stetsonville. In 1951 Butch began long-distance truck for Neuendorf Trucking, driving to Chicago.
In 1981, Butch retired from trucking and then worked part time selling cars for Mertens’ Garage. He was a charter member of the Stetsonville American Legion Post 519, Medford VFW Post 5729, past member of the Thursday Night Men’s Golf League, 710 Teamsters Union in Chicago and served as President of the Church Council of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stetsonville for six years.
Funeral Services for Butch Lindahl will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday May 25, 2016 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stetsonville. Rev. James H. Babler will officiate. Burial will take place in Medford Evergreen Cemetery II.
His Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Military Rites will be presented by the Stetsonville American Legion Post 519.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel, on Tuesday May 24, 2016 and also at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church on Wednesday May 25, 2016 from 10:00 – 10:45.
Arrangements have been entrusted with Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake.
Memorial Donations in honor of Butch may be given to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.
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