Obit: Lindekugel, Ethel #2 (1924 - 2011)


Contact: Audrey Roedl



Surnames: Lindekugel, Hamann, Hutchins, Lemke, Aderhold


----Source: The Loyal TRG  (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.  26 Jan 2011)


Lindehugel, Ethel #2 (4 NOV 1924 - 23 JAN 2011)


Ethel Lindekugel, 86, Neillsville, died on Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at the Neillsville Care and Rehabilitation Center under the care of Ministry Home Care Hospice. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Friday, Jan. 28, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville. Rev. Timothy Biebert officiated. Music was provided by Sharon Nemitz, organist, and St. John’s Children Choir. Interment was in the Neillsville City . Cemetery. Nephews and friends of the family served as casket bearers.



Ethel Leah Hamann was born on Nov. 4, 1924, in North Dakota, the daughter of Otto and Elma (nee Hutchins) Hamann. When she was nine months old, her family came to Riplinger to visit and they ended up staying. They farmed in the township of Unity. She attended school in Loyal and graduated from Loyal High School in 1943. She then worked as a nanny in Marshfield. On June 28, 1944, she married Harold Lindekugel in Loyal. In 1967, she went to work in the food service department at Memorial Hospital in Neillsville and worked there until 1986, when she retired. She was a member of St. John’s church, St. John’s Ladies Aid, the Owl’s Group and Bible study. She enjoyed Bible study, embroidery, putting puzzles together, gardening, Thursday night supper group, traveling, camping and riding the pontoon boat in Eagle River every summer.


Survivors include four children, Kenneth (Susan) Lindekugel, Wausau, Kay (Mark) Lemke, Madison, Sandra (Kelly) Anderold, Neillsville, and Wayne Lindekugel, St. Paul, Minn.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Ruth Litka, Watertown.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; and a brother, Elwin.


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The Gesche Funeral Home, Neillsville, assisted the family with arrangements.



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