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LINDAMAN, Amelia 1897-1975


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 4/27/2014 at 11:28:03

Last Rites Here Thursday For Mrs. Jake H. Lindaman

Funeral services for Mrs. Jake H. Lindaman were held on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Wellsburg Reformed Church.

Rev. Gideon Wolbrink was officiating clergyman. Mrs. Elmer Ruter and Mrs. Robert Valentine sang two duet numbers accompanied by Miss Marcella Neessen, organist.

Flower attendants were Mrs. Don Siefken and Mrs. Ordean Starr.

Pall bearers were Woodrow Lindaman, Jakie G. Lindaman, Alvin Lindaman, Marlyn Peters, Leslie Groeneveld and Allen Spieker.

Honorary pall bearers were Roger Peters, Raymond Rieken, Eston Rixman, Stuart Rixman, Morgan Lefferdink, Kenneth Lindaman and Arnold Lindaman.

Interment was in Shiloh cemetery in Wellsburg.

Mrs. Lindaman passed away Monday, Jan. 6 at the Extended Care Unit of the Franklin General Hospital in Hampton following a lingering illness. She had been a patient there since September of 1974. She reached the age of 77 years, 4 months and 13 days.

She was born Amelia Mathilda Elizabeth Rixman, on Aug. 23, 1897, in Pinkney, Mo., the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Henry Rixman (nee Caroline Ducker). She attended the rural schools near Ackley and graduated from the Calumet, Iowa high school.

She was united in marriage to Jake H. Lindaman on March 31, 1920. Following their marriage they lived on a farm in German township northeast of Wellsburg. This union was blessed with one son and two daughters. In 1956 they retired from the farm and moved to Wellsburg to make their home.

Mrs. Lindaman was a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church, having joined by transfer of membership on January 3, 1961. Prior to moving to Wellsburg, she had been a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ of Wellsburg and was active in the Sunday School and the Women's Guild, having been a charter member of that organization. She also was a Gold Star member of the Ashing-Jaspers Post 213, American Legion Auxiliary of Wellsburg.

Those who preceded her in death were: her parents, a son Wallace, who was killed in action in Germany in World War II, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

She leaves to mourn her passing: her husband, Jake H. Lindaman of Wellsburg; 2 daughters (Betty), Mrs. Stan Kakacek of Hampton; (Irene), Mrs. Brice Bessman of Wellsburg; her two sons-in-law, Stan Kakacek and Brice Bessman; 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; 1 brother, Milton Rixman of Allison Park, Pa., and many other relatives and friends.

--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 16 January 1975, section 2, pg 1


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