Thomas G. Lindemann
Thomas G. Lindemann, 75 of Spicer, formerly of New Ulm, died Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Rice Care Center in Willmar. Funeral services will be 10:30 Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and for one hour prior to the services at church. Visitation will follow the service on Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. at the Minnesota Valley South Chapel in New Ulm. Burial with military honors will be in the New Ulm City Cemetery. www.hafh.org
Thomas Gould Lindemann was born December 4, 1942 in New Ulm, the son Richard and Vivian (Gould) Lindemann. He grew up in New Ulm and graduated from New Ulm High School in 1960. He entered the U.S. Airforce on September 21, 1960 and served his country until his honorable discharge on June 10, 1964. He was united in marriage to Kathie Ferry and this union was blessed with two daughters and a son. They lived in Wisconsin and New Ulm before they divorced. Tom owned and operated The Music Store before working for Motorola. On September 24, 1983, Tom was united in marriage to Jean Kettner in the backyard of the New Ulm Country Club. They made their home in New Ulm until moving to Spicer in November of 1983. Tom continued to work for Motorola until receiving his realtor's license in 1987. In 1991, he started and worked Pro 1 Realty until his retirement due to health in 2014.
Tom was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer. He enjoyed golfing, music, woodworking, attending Viking and Gopher games and spending time outdoors, especially mowing. He was known for his love of people and entertaining.
Tom is survived by his wife of 34 years, Jean; children, Jackie (Ken) Henin of Apple Valley, and Jeff Lindemann of Glenwood; grandchildren, Niki, Corey, Kelsi Ali, Sierra, Jace and Mya; great-grandchildren, Jameson, Teagan and Nora; siblings, Sharon (Glen) Roepke and Judy Johnson and special companion, Kona.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Julie Greenwood.