Leonard John LindbergLeonard John Lindberg, 93 formerly of Dodge Street in Duluth, currently resided at the Franciscan Health Center in Duluth, died, Sunday Jan. 5, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospitals Hospice Unit.
Leonard John Lindberg, 93 formerly of Dodge Street in Duluth, currently resided at the Franciscan Health Center in Duluth, died, Sunday Jan. 5, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospitals Hospice Unit.
He was born Sept. 5, 1920 to John and Nannie (Willson) Lindberg.
The family moved to Park Point when he was four years old. He attended school in the Duluth school system, graduating from Central High School in 1938. Leonard was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving from 1943-45.
Leonard returned from the war and married Roberta J. Schannach on Nov. 29, 1946. He was employed at JJ Summer's Office Machines for 45 years, servicing typewriters, retiring when the office closed in 1984.
Leonard was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Roberta; special friend, Ruby (Dennis) Dunlop; his brother, Sam Lindberg and his sister, Marie Larson.
Survivors include his 11 nieces and nephews and a special friend, Scott Dennis of Carmel, Ind., and Jeffery S. Dennis, Jr. of Omaha, Neb.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, gather at Assembly Area No. 2 by 12 Noon. Interment will be at Ft. Snelling. Military Honors Accorded by the Ft. Snelling Honor Guard.
Memorials maybe directed to St. Michael's School, 4628 Pitt Street, Duluth, MN 55804.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. 2nd St, Duluth, MN. (218)-727-3555 www.doughertyfuneralduluth.com
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