Jeffrey Alan Lindstedt
Jeffrey Alan LINDSTEDT Jeff Lindstedt passed away after a long illness on December 20, 2011.He was born to June and Alan Lindstedt January 20, 1946 in San Francisco, CA. Survived by his wife, Janis Haglund; his friend and former wife, Nancy; their son, Jeffrey Tod (Bethany), grandson Nathan Alan; half-brother Jon L. Peterson, and brother Jerry A. Lindstedt. Jeff attended West Seattle HS, joined the US Navy in 1964 as a medic in Kodiak, AK and the US Marines in the Vietnam War. He worked for 30 years at Metro Transit as a bus driver, instructor and supervisor. He retired in 1997 and moved to Metaline Falls, WA to pursue his rock collecting hobby. A celebration of Jeff's life will be held in Metaline Falls in the spring. Donations in Jeff's name may be made to any animal shelter.
Published by The Seattle Times on Feb. 10, 2012.
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Hi Jan
I am so sorry to hear about Jeff, I just found out about it yesterday. You and Jeff were good friends and it's always sad when you loose one. Thinking over the years I worked with you and Jeff we sure had some good times and a few sad ones but that's the way it goes.
Bruce and Karen Cameron (Boonie)
February 25, 2012
Jeff had a kind heart, unique personality, great sense of humor and will be missed by the hundreds, if not thousands, of people who knew him. I first met him in 1976, my wife in 1984 and one just couldn't help but like him. No doubt there is much grieving amongst the many Metroids who survive him, as it really was like a family during the pre-County days of Camelot AKA Metro Transit and Jeff touched many lives. Our thoughts are with you during this trying time Janis.
D and L B
February 12, 2012
I never knew Jeff but heard a lot about him. I am married to his brother, Jon. We currently live in La Conner and Jon lost touch with him before we were married 35 years ago. So sorry to hear about your loss. Jon says he has fond boyhood memories with many laughs.
Linda and Jon Peterson
Linda Peterson
February 11, 2012
Jeff and I started with Seattle Transit about the same time. He was a great friend to have at work.
Bob Rothwell
February 11, 2012
Going to miss you friend. A friend to all and the one to turn to at transit when in need of help. Good times together playing cribbage. Honest and kind. A good legacy you leave behind. Remembered by many for years to come.
Dan (Doctor) Brown
February 11, 2012
Jeff was one of our better supervisors always looking to make us laugh. He was my trainer when I started in 1977. We need more Jeff's not less he will be missed.
Patrick Carnahan
February 10, 2012
Jeff and Janice are like family to me. I loved him like a brother and cherish all our adventures together. I will miss him always and will always hold a special place in my heart.
February 10, 2012
A long time friend & a good person to work with. God bless you. Jeff !
Tom Hoey
February 10, 2012
I also had Jeff as an instructor at Metro and then the privilege of working with him until his retirement. He was one of the best and I am better off for having had the opportunity to know him. Thank you, Jeff.
Dick Phillips
February 10, 2012
I was trained by Jeff both as an operator and as a supervisor. We spent many "happy hours" together and I will miss him. Janis I share your grief and know that Jeff is pain free and in a better place now.
George Toulouse
February 10, 2012
Jeff was my instructor for new bus operator training, back in 1978, WOW!! a long time ago. He taught me patience and to read the road ahead and i have praciticed that philosophy ever since. My sympathies go out to Janis and Jeff's family, I know he is in a special place. Bless you,Jeff
JIm Lair
Superintendent AC Transit, Oakland Ca.
February 10, 2012
Always a friend even when at work. My memories of you are many and happy. Your long road of illness has finally ended. Rest in Peace my friend.
Bob Morgan
February 10, 2012
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