Posted By: Pat Frette (email)
Date: 4/29/2009 at 12:03:12
James "Jim" Lindahl, age 70, of 1191-198th Road, died April 3, 2009, at the Boone County Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. at the Augustana Lutheran Church with Rev. Dan Solomon officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Boone Veterans Council.
Jim was born in Boone on November 5, 1938, the son of Verne and Evelyn (Erickson) Lindahl. He graduated from Boone High School in 1957. He served with the United States Army from 1961 to 1963 and was stationed in Germany. Jim married Joyce Thede in Boone on December 31, 1961. From 1963 to 1994, Jim was a pipe fitter and worked for the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #33 of Des Moines. Jim retired in 1994. Jim was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church, V.F.W. #817, American Legion #56, the Tall Corn Antique Auto Club, and the Antique Auto Club of America. Jim also was a proud member of the Democratic Party and the Y.M.C.A. He and Joyce enjoyed traveling to Hawaii and Las Vegas. Jim was especially proud of his grand babies. He enjoyed buying, restoring, and looking at old cars and he was especially proud of his '31 Model A pickup. He also enjoyed attending antique auto swap meets.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Joyce in January of this year, a brother, Donald 'Donnie' Lindahl, a niece, nephew, and a great nephew. He is survived by two sons, Jay Lindahl of Ogden and Joel and wife Marci of Polk City; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Lindahl of Ogden; five grandchildren: Connor, Morgan, Kayden, Emily, and Tyler; six sisters: Vera Sullivan and husband Ray of Urbandale, Joyce Kerns of Nevada, Dorothy Hoksbergen and husband Bob of Grundy Center, Charlotte Lindahl and companion Dale Nerem and Nancy Platter and husband Cloyd, all of Boone, and Cheri Troutman and husband Mylon of Laramie, Wyoming; a sister-in-law, Shirley Lindahl of Boone; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Schroeder Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall on Tuesday from 1:00 until 8:00 p.m. where the family will be present to receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Visitation continues Wednesday at the Augustana Lutheran Church from 9:30 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Boone Area Humane Society or the Tall Corn Antique Auto Club.
Online condolences and a guestbook are available at www.schroedermemorialchapel.com. Boone News Republican
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