August 6, 1936 – September 12, 2021
Donna Lindeman, 85, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at The Heritage at Meridian Gardens in Columbus.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Peace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Cory Burma officiating. The visitation will be from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, at Gass Haney Funeral Home and continue at 10 a.m. until service time on Friday, Sept. 17, at the church. The funeral service will be broadcast live on the Gass Haney Facebook page.
Donna R. Lindeman was born on Aug. 6, 1936, in Lyons, Nebraska, to Emil and Marie (Henke) Schaefer. She graduated from Kramer High School in Columbus in 1954. Donna worked as a secretary at Behlen Mfg. Co. and during that time met Eldon Lindeman. On Nov. 3, 1957, Donna and Eldon were united in marriage at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbus. The couple was blessed with two sons.
Along with helping Eldon on the farm, Donna held various positions at the Columbus Hospital, working as a secretary, LPN and medical transcriptionist and later worked as a record keeper for Rickert Trucking. Donna enjoyed painting, drawing, crosswords, reading and putting together jigsaw puzzles. She also enjoyed her card club, riding horses, music, singing, camping, traveling and seeing new places. Donna was member of Peace Lutheran Church.
Donna is survived by her son, Rick Lindeman of Columbus; son, Don (fiancée Kit Slater) Lindeman of Overland Park, Kansas; grandchildren, Taylor, Cole and Brianne; brother, Donald Schaefer of Hillsboro, Oregon; sister-in-law, Joyce Schaefer of Kansas City, Missouri; cousins; nieces; and nephews.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Marie Schaefer; husband, Eldon Lindeman; brother, Edwin Schaefer; and sister, LaVonne (Gilbert) Loseke.
In lieu of flowers, The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to www.MyAngelsAmongUs.org.
Condolences may be sent to www.gasshaney.com.