Lintala, Leonard W.
Yulee, FL: Leonard W. Lintala, 85, Yulee, FL, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Baptist Medical Center at Fernandina Beach, FL. He was born in Dafter, MI on July 1, 1927 the son of Matt and Minnie (Koski) Lintala. Leonard was a veteran of WWII having served in the Navy on the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1953 from Ithaca College. He retired as a CPA from Exxon Mobil in Rochester, NY. Leonard is survived by his wife, Lorraine (Kaiser) Pakkala Lintala; son, Eric (Barbara) Lintala, Webster, NY; son, Drs. Alan (Janet) Lintala, Beckley, WV; daughter, Christine (Keith) Pelz, Silver Creek, NY; 7 grandchildren, Alissa, Eric, Aidan, Mason, Pierson, Adrienne, Karen; 3 stepchildren, Cheryl Fahs, Trumansburg, NY, Walter Pakkala, Yulee, FL, Shelly Mix, Annville, PA. He was predeceased by his first wife, Lillian (Wargelin) Lintala; daughter, Karen Lintala; grandson, Grant Lintala; 2 brothers, Emil and Arthur Lintala; sister, Lillian Foreman. Friends may call from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at North Van Etten Church on Langford Creek and Shaffer Roads. A service will follow at 2 p.m. Spring interment will be in La Row Cemetery, North Van Etten, NY. Allen-Manzer Funeral Home of Spencer, NY and Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors of Fernandina Beach, FL are assisting the family.
Published in Ithaca Journal from Feb. 2 to Feb. 4, 2013