June 18, 1920-

January 1, 2014

Quentin L. Lindell, age 93, of Waukee, Iowa died January 1, 2014 at his home. Memorial services will be Saturday, January 11, 2014, 1:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 23932 Meadow Road, Adel, Iowa with Rev. Julie Higgs officiating.

Quentin was born June 18, 1920 in Veblen, SD to John and Marie (Legreid) Lindell. He graduated from Veblen High School in 1938. He attended South Dakota State University and Iowa State University prior to enlisting in the US Navy in 1942. During WWII he was a Corpsman assigned to the 1st Marine Division and was involved in combat in the south Pacific on New Britain and Peleliu.

Quentin married Dorothy Pelham on December 1, 1945 at Santa Rosa, CA. After working in the dairy industry for several years in Sebastopol, CA, the couple moved to Veblen, SD. There Quentin worked with his brother Milton at the Bank of Veblen until his retirement in 1983. After retiring, Quentin and Dorothy moved to Ocean Springs, MS. Following Hurricane Katrina the couple resettled in Waukee, IA.

Quentin was actively involved with Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Veblen. He was school district treasurer, a member of the volunteer fire department and civic organizations. Quentin was committed to his faith and his family. He was an excellent athlete, enjoyed golf and bowling and many outdoor activities throughout his life. Interment will be at a later date at Veblen Cemetery, Veblen, SD. Survivors include his wife Dorothy; children John (Beverly) Lindell, Bayfield, WI; Jane Borst, West Des Moines, IA; and Nancy (Max Johnson) Lindell Johnson, South Bend, IN; brother Milton (Leona) Lindell, Sisseton, SD, and sister Janet Wolfe, McLean, VA; grandchildren Nicholas Lindell, Tuscon, AZ, Abbey (Christopher Darus) Lindell Darus, Falmouth, ME, Andy (Cathy) Borst, Macomb, IL, Brynn Johnson, New Orleans, LA, , and Zachary Johnson, South Bend, IN; great grandchildren Jackson Darus, Katharine Darus, and Jacob Borst.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Sherman Lindell.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Easter Seals Iowa, Grace Lutheran Church Adel, IA, or Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Veblen, SD.