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Robert "Bob" Lindemann

June 1, 1948 February 20, 2016
Robert "Bob" Lindemann
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Lindemann

Robert Charles (Bob) Lindemann was born in Tyler, Minnesota on June 1, 1948 to William and Elsie (Hamer) Lindemann and after a short battle with liver cancer passed away at the age of 67 on Feb. 20, 2016.

He lived on a farm north of Lake Benton, MN until 1957 when at the age of 8 he moved with his family to Long Beach, CA. Bob loved sports and was a very good athlete. In Little League and Pony League baseball he pitched and played shortstop and was an All-Star for 6 seasons. He played fast pitch softball as a pitcher and shortstop and his team had a 2 year winning streak and were the Long Beach City Champions 3 years in a row. He graduated from R. A. Millikan H.S. in Long Beach, CA and there he played basketball and was named the League Player of the Year in his Senior year. After high school he took up golf and within a year was shooting par golf on the local courses. He likes to play pool and for about a year he lived well as a pool hustler in the Long Beach area.

He was inducted into the Army in April, 1969, spent a year in the artillery in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in Sept., 1970.

He then worked at various jobs including bottling line inspector, stainless steel finishing, and mechanical equipment assembler.

He married Kathy Clegg on Nov. 2, 1974 in Escondido, CA. and had a daughter Katrina Mae. He was divorced in June of 1984.

He was part owner of a company that did carpeting and linoleum installation, and one that did swimming pool electrical installation. He also spent several years contracting the painting of apartments and did campground maintenance for several years.

He retired in 2000 and moved to a ranch near Paso Robles, CA with his girlfriend Dixie. He lived with his daughter Katrina for about a year and then moved to an assisted living facility in Brandon, SD in August of 2011, then to Long Beach, CA in early 2013 and finally to Meridian Gardens in Anaheim, CA. in May of 2015, living there until his passing.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his brothers Ron Lindemann (and Mimi McCoy) of Marshall, MN and Rich (and Ann) Lindemann of Long Beach, CA, his daughter Katrina, 2 granddaughters, a great-grandson and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Previous Events

Memorial Visitation

Tuesday

14

Jun

12:30 PM 6/14/2016 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 6/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church - Lake Benton

101 Sherman St. S
Lake Benton, MN 56149

Grace Lutheran Church - Lake Benton
101 Sherman St. S Lake Benton 56149 MN
United States

Memorial Service

Tuesday

14

Jun

1:30 PM 6/14/2016 1:30:00 PM
Grace Lutheran Church - Lake Benton

101 Sherman St. S
Lake Benton, MN 56149

Grace Lutheran Church - Lake Benton
101 Sherman St. S Lake Benton 56149 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oakwood Drive
Lake Benton, MN 56149

Oakwood Drive Lake Benton 56149 MN
United States
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