Harold Lindaman, age 82 of Wellsburg, died on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at the Presbyterian Village in Ackley. Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Wellsburg Reformed Church. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3-6 p.m. at the Wellsburg Reformed Church.
Harold was born April 21, 1931 in rural Wellsburg son of William and Cornelia (Engelke) Lindaman. Harold grew up on the farm, attended German No. 5 through 8th grade, and then attended Ackley High School where he graduated in 1950. He was drafted in 1952 during the Korean conflict and was stationed in Germany for 18 months, being discharged in 1954 as Corporal. On June 20, 1957 Harold was united in marriage to Katherine Gross at the Wellsburg Reformed Church. Following their marriage they made their home on the farm where Harold was born. Harold worked for the Grundy County Road Department for 39 years retiring in 1993. He loved plowing snow and helping his many friends in German Township along the route. Harold was a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church where he served as deacon, elder and various other jobs. He enjoyed the mission trips and being camp counselor at Camp Hantesa. Singing was his joy, he sang with the Friends Quartet, the Interfaith Men's Chorus and loved singing at nursing homes. He had a special passion for ministering to the boys of the Eldora Training School. Orange AC tractors were a special hobby, especially when he could use them to transport his friends. He was a 35 year member of the Ackley Geneva Lions and a long standing member of Elliott- Keninger Post #252 of Ackley. For Harold there was no such thing as a stranger.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Katherine of rural Wellsburg and his family Vince and Roxanne Lindaman with Lindsay and Valerie of Ackley, Bill and Nancy Levesque with Blake and Madison of Oshkosh, Wisconsin and Tim and Lisa Lindaman with Mason, Paige and Seth of Hubbard. He is also survived by his step grandchildren, Chris and Tara Levesque with Olivia, Ella and Ledger of Greenville, Wisconsin and Christopher and Devon Thornberry with Nathan, Ryan and Connor of Bolton, Massachusetts, foreign exchange student Mario Cimmino and family from Italy. He is also survived by his brother Don(Carol) and sister Ruth(Terry) Burris both of Gold Canyon, AZ and sister-in-law Grace Lindaman of Texas.
Preceding him in death are his parents, brother Robert, sister Rosemary, sister-in-law Ada Mae Lindaman, nephew David and many special friends along life's path.
A memorial has been established.