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Clarence W. Lindeman
Clarence W. Lindeman, 89, of Niagara, passed away Monday, April 24 at Maryhill Manor in Niagara.
Born June 29, 1927 in Norway, Mi., to the late Arthur and Catherine (Zaharek) Lindeman, he attended Norway Schools and entered the United States Navy in 1945. He served on the USS Piedmont during the end of World War II in the American occupation of Japan and was honorably discharged in 1949.
He returned home after service and married Dorothy Hover on May 6, 1950 in Iron Mountain. They raised their family in Niagara and would have celebrated 67 years of marriage this year. He worked for over 43 years at Niagara of Wisconsin (NOW) Paper Company and retired in 1987 as a maintenance supervisor. He was also a certified welding instructor and taught welding for Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) in the evenings for many years.
A talented handyman, he had a knack for machine repair, loved to work on cars, help family with building projects and home construction, but mostly time with his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; two children, Gary (Jarucha) Lindeman of Stoughton and Sherry (Kurt) Larson of Spread Eagle; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a special daughter-in-law, Carol Lindeman of Madison.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Lindeman and an infant granddaughter.
Visitation was held at Erickson Rochon and Nash Funeral Home in Iron Mountain on Friday, April 28 from 11 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 12:30 p.m. Fr. Matthew Settle officiated with burial in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park. A memorial was established in his memory.