Tuesday, April 2, 2013



ADDRESS:  205 E. Swift Ave., Stetsonville, WI 54480

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  pronounced at 9:32 AM on Monday, April 1 at his residence in the Village of Stetsonville

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Friday, April 5 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville where there will also be military rites performed

OFFICIATING:  Rev. James H. Babler


VISITATION:  4-8 PM on Thursday, April 4 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also at church from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Friday, April 5

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 15, 1952 at Medford

EDUCATION: Pleasant Heights Elementary School and was a 1970 graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE: April 28, 1978 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville to Gail L. Christianson and they were later divorced

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he spent 25 years as a member of the Medford National Guard, 31 years working at Tombstone Pizza as a truck driver, dispatcher and supervisor.  Most recently he had worked as a dispatcher for Blume Farms Trucking, Roehl Trucking, and at the time of his death he was dispatching for Horst Trucking of Dorchester.  He also tended bar for the Simek Recreation Center & Lounge Around in Medford.  He also did custom cooking work for various local functions.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing & playing cards. 

MEMBER OF:  Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville where he was a past church council member; Ducks Unlimited; Lifetime NRA Member; Past President of Chelsea Bowmen, North Woods Archers & Taylor County Sportsman’s Club

SURVIVING CHILDREN:  Sons – Eric (partner-Donny Baiocchi) Lindahl of Chicago, IL & Adam (Mindy) Lindahl of Medford; Daughter – Darcy (Jeremy) Wall of Fairchild, WI

Grandchildren – Cory & Kayelee Lindahl of Medford

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Beverly (Dale) Schroeder of Stevens Point; Brother – Steve (Gloria) Lindahl of Medford

SURVIVING PARENTS:  Walter “Butch” & Shirley (Kleist) Lindahl of Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford

PALLBEARERS:  Larry Roiger, Jack Johnson, Mike Ecklund, Adam Lindahl, Jon Kleist, Jim Metz

OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to the family for a future designation

-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com