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Robert L. Lindquist

Obituary for Robert L. Lindquist

August 10, 1922 - July 27, 2018
Elyria, Ohio | Age 95

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Veteran


Robert L. Lindquist, age 95, of Elyria, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018. He was born on August 10, 1922 in Chariton, IA.

Robert served in the US Navy as a First Class Radioman during World War II. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Bowling Green State University in 1952. He served as President of the Elyria High School Band Parents, and was active in the First United Methodist Church of Elyria. He and his late wife, Myrna, were founding members of Community United Methodist Church. Robert retired from the Ford Motor Co. Lorain Assembly Plant, and spent many years volunteering for the Friends of Metro Parks in Lorain County. He was a resident of the Wesleyan Village in Elyria for the past 6 years.

Robert enjoyed golfing, jigsaw puzzles, and woodworking. He loved listening and dancing to Big Band music, and was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Sandra Koontz (Craig), Patricia Trocchio (James), Rebecca Voit (William), and Steven Lindquist (Kimberly); 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Myrna; and a son, Michael Lindquist.

Private graveside services will be held at Brookdale Cemetery in Elyria.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to the Lorain County Metro Parks, 12882 Diagonal Rd. LaGrange, Ohio. 44050.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Busch Funeral Home, Elyria.


All services will be private.

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