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Thomas Franklin Lindeman

March 17, 1935 — December 5, 2023

Clintonville

 

Thomas “Tom” Lindeman, age 88 of Clintonville, WI and formerly of Minocqua, WI passed away

peacefully at the Veterans Home in King, WI on December 5th with his family by his side. 

He was born on March 17, 1935, in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

 

Predeceased by his first wife Joan (Hartman) Lindeman, parents Franklin and Viola (Yetter)

Lindeman, and sister Nancy (Lindeman) Fischer.

 

Tom worked in the boat business with Hobby Smith, then on to his own landscaping business in

Minocqua. He went on to help build and become superintendent of Timber Ridge Golf Course.

After his retirement from Timber Ridge, he began restoring vintage wooden boats, carving

decoys and folk art. He enjoyed hunting birds with his boys, fishing, boating,

collecting antique sporting items, folk art, ship watching but most of all he enjoyed his family.

His love of laughter, pulling pranks on his kids and wife will carry on with his children. He will

be remembered for the twinkle in his eyes and his kind and loving spirit.

 

Survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Penelope (Handley) Lindeman; Brother, Dennis

(Debbie) Lindeman, children; Martha (Todd) Michaelson, Wade Lindeman, Gretchen (Michael)

Sasse, Joseph (Cynthia) Lindeman and Jacob (Hannah) Lindeman. Grandchildren; Sarah (Steve

Kowalski) Leone, Kathryn (Nathan) Waite, Alicia (Zachery) Zirbel, Roger (Abigail) Haglund,

Mitchell Haglund, Jayson and Jackson Lindeman. Great Grandchildren; Callaway and August

Waite, Mila Zirbel, Otto and Roger Kowalski. Further is survived by his in-laws, and numerous

nieces and nephews.

 

Memorial Gathering for Tom will be held on Friday, December 15th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

at Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel with a Memorial Service at 1:00 pm with Military Honors.

 

Condolences for the family sent/ given to Nimsgern Funeral Home. Flowers gratefully declined.

In lieu of flowers, plant a memorial tree through The Arbor Day Foundation or donations may

also be made to the King Veterans Home in King Wisconsin.

 

Online condolences may be shared at nimsgernfuneral.com

 

NIMSGERN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES IS SERVING THE FAMILY.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thomas Franklin Lindeman, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Friday, December 15, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services - Woodruff

1025 Margaret St, Woodruff, WI 54568

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Memorial Service

Friday, December 15, 2023

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services - Woodruff

1025 Margaret St, Woodruff, WI 54568

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