Charles Eugene Lindell 1917 - 2011 Baldwin City, formerly of Lawrence

Paid family tribute

Funeral services for Charles Eugene Lindell, 94, Baldwin City, formerly of Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dr. Gary W. Teske officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Lindell died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at Vintage Park at Baldwin City.
He was born April 22, 1917, in Lone Star, the son of Earl E. and Mattie Lutz Lindell. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School and later attended Chillicothe Business School. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II.
Mr. Lindell worked in production at FMC for 28 years. He had previously worked at Ernst & Son Hardware and Ransdell Motor Co. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the American Legion. He enjoyed traveling to 48 states, Canada and Mexico, and enjoyed spending time with family and watching his grandsons grow up, play sports and marry.
He married Pauline Richards on Sept. 28, 1940, in Lawrence. She preceded him in death Jan. 3, 2010.
Survivors include a daughter, Charlene Lisher and husband Mel Jr., Lawrence; a brother, Elmer, Lawrence; three sisters, Ann Ellis, Huntsville, Ala., Ruby Hjaltalin, Shelton, Wash., and Martha Mason, Lincoln, Calif.; two grandchildren, Chad Lisher and wife Amanda, Lawrence, and Carl Lisher and wife Jordan, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two great-grandchildren, ElliAnna and Reed Charles Lisher.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family will meet friends from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Trinity Lutheran Church or to Vintage Park at Baldwin City Activity Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
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