David Leroy Linder, age 86, of Centuria passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Amery Memory Care. He was born the oldest of 12 children to David and Hulda (Dodd) Linder on February 14, 1931 in Grantsburg, WI. David attended school in Grantsburg and at early age went on to work on the family farm. On October 13, 1951, he married Barbara Gibson, shortly after he went to serve his country in the Korean War as a U.S. Marine. Following the military, he attended school to become an Auto Body Mechanic and worked in that field for approximately 20 years. He also farmed his own property and worked at the Flea Market in St. Croix Falls for over 20 years. He was known as an outdoorsman and loved gardening, fly fishing and collecting tractors. He is survived by his children, Daniel Linder, Kathy (Gus) Hochstetler, Jacqueline Otto, Timothy (Edna) Linder, and Jeffrey (Shirley) Linder; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; special friend, Phyllis Linnell; siblings, Ronald Linder, Roger (Karen) Linder, Carole Shern, Raymond (Caroline) Linder, Dennis (Mary) Linder, Doug (Sue) Linder, Judi (Bill) Edmonson, and Bryan (Joanell) Chinander. David was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara; siblings, Jerry and Michael; sister-in-law, Joanne; and brother-in-law, Ray. A private graveside service with military honors was held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12 noon at West Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. A celebration of life service was held at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Servant Hall by West Immanuel Lutheran Church followed by a light meal and visitation continuing until 3:00 pm. Arrangements are pending with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.
So sorry sweetheart, love and miss you.