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Paul Lindquist

1924 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Paul Lindquist Obituary
Lindquist, Paul
1924 - 2017
Paul Ralph Lindquist, age 93, of Pickerington, formerly of Bexley, died Sunday morning, December 3, 2017. Paul was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 27, 1924 to Anna Elizabeth (Frendberg) and John Oscar Lindquist. He served in the Army /Air Corps in WWII flying 35 missions over Germany as a waist gunner and in the Korean Conflict. Paul graduated from Capital University in 1949 before serving as an educator, teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent of the Columbus Public Schools for 40 years. He was a member and past president of Christ Lutheran Church where he was very active in the life of the church. For more than 60 years, Paul worked with and then coordinated the program sales for the OSU football and men's basketball games. Paul lived the life of a servant leader by reaching out to help others through the church, Kiwanis, Community Kitchen, Meals on Wheels, and other civic organizations. Paul is preceded in death by his wife Rae, of 61 years, daughter Jane Packingham, grandson Andrew Ohle, siblings Carl, Victor, Martin and Glen. He is survived by children, Kirsten (Jack) Ohle of Clive, Iowa and P. David (Nona) Lindquist of Barrow, Alaska; grandchildren, Samantha (Tom) Cornell, Robert (Alyssa) Packingham, Robert (Amy) Ohle, John Ohle, Thomas (Michelle) Ohle, Nathanael Lindquist and Shaughnessy Lindquist; great grandchildren, Paige Jackson, Harrison and Oliver Cornell, Eleanor and Margaret Ohle, R. Maxwell and Benjamin Ohle. Funeral Service will be held 10:30 am Friday, December 22, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church, 2314 E. Main St., Bexley. Pastor Tim Iseringhausen officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday, December 21, 2017 at SCHOEDINGER EAST CHAPEL, 5360 E. Livingston Ave. and 9:30-10:30 am Friday at church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Christ Lutheran Church, Capital University, 1 College Ave. Bexley, OH 43209 or the Bexley/Berwick Kiwanis Club, with ODKF Advised Fund in Memo line c/o: P. Miller, 839 Euclaire Ave., Bexley, OH 43209.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Dec. 7 to Dec. 16, 2017
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