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LINDAMAN, Lillie 1894-1981

LINDAMAN, FRICKEN, LUIKEN

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/18/2010 at 20:31:14

Funeral Held Monday For Mrs. Lindaman

Mrs. Lillie Lindaman passed away on Friday afternoon, September 25, 1981 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Grundy Center due to complications of advanced age. She reached the age of 87 years, one month and 17 days. She had been taken to the hospital on Sunday evening, the 20th, for treatment. Prior to this she had been taken to the Beverly Manor Convalescent Center in Grundy Center on August 31st to make her home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Lindaman were held on Monday, September 28, 1981 at 1:30 p.m. at the Second Christian Reformed Church.

Officiating at the services was Pastor John H. Elenbaas.

"I Won't Have To Cross Jordan Alone", a taped solo was sung by Mrs. Ivan Slifer. A hymn was sung by the congregation. Mrs. Clarence Beecroft was organist.

Ushers were Don Purvis and Carl J. Nederhoff. Flower attendants were Mrs. Harley Freese and Mrs. Gladys Eckhoff.

Pall bearers were Robert Ammann, Steven Hook, Mark Lindaman, Sidney Slifer, Stuart Slifer and Spencer Slifer.

The interment service was held at Shiloh Cemetery in Wellsburg.

Doyen Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

She was born Lillie Louise Fricken, in Grundy Center, on August 8, 1894, the daughter of Conrad and Fannie (Luiken) Fricken and attended the Grundy Center School graduating with the Class of 1912. Following her graduation from high school, she attended the Normal College (now University of Northern Iowa) at Cedar Falls. She taught in rural schools in Grundy and Hardin Counties for several years. On January 24, she was united in marriage to John H. Lindaman at Grundy Center by the Rev. Robert Niebrugge. Following their marriage they lived on the Henricus Lindaman farm north of Wellsburg until 1936. At that time they purchased an acreage in the west part of Wellsburg, which is now known as Lindaman's Addition, and moved there to make their home.

In her youth she attended the Baptist Church in Grundy Center and on May 17, 1931, she was baptized, upon making Confession of Faith, in the Second Christian Reformed Church of Wellsburg. She was an active member of the Willing Worker's Society of the church as long as her health permitted, and also was a Sunday School Teacher for many years.

Mrs. Lindaman was the Librarian for the Wellsburg Public Library for several years until her health started to decline.

Preceding her in death were: her parents, her husband, John H. Lindaman on June 1, 1957, two brothers and one sister.

Survivors include: 2 daughters and 1 son, Mrs. Edward (Isabel) Ammann of Wellsburg, Arnold Lindaman of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and Mrs. Ivan (Frances) Slifer of Wellsburg; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two setp-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Esther Primus of Steamboat Rock, Miss Miriam Fricken of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and many other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 1 October 1981, section 2, pg 1


 

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