Lindemann, Gordon I. Passed away peacefully June 10, 2017. Loving father of Gilbert, David, and Elinor. Beloved grandfather of five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his former wife Anne and his brothers Walter and Frederick, and sister Marguerite. In 1939, Gordon entered the Navy ROTC, after being admitted to Yale. While at Yale, he was captain of the Freshman football team. Gordon was in active service in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 in the Pacific; New Guinea, Mindanao, Leyte, Luzon, Okinawa, and Tianjin. After the war, Gordon completed his education at Marquette University. Sailing was a big focus for Gordon. He won three National E-Scow championships and in 1967, he was the 5.5 Meter World Champion. A Memorial Service will be held at 12:30 PM, on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Feerick Funeral Home, 2025 E. Capitol Dr., Shorewood. Interment will follow at Forest Home Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Gordon's name to Milwaukee Catholic Home, 2462 N. Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, 53211.
Published by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Jun. 21, 2017.