John W. Lindquist, 89, longtime Superior resident, died Saturday, July 4, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minn.
He was born in Trade Lake, March 9, 1931 the son of Carl and Mable (Bergman) Lindquist.
John served his country honorably in the United States Army with the 45th Infantry during the Korean War, and was the recipient of a Bronze Star for his dedicated service.
He was united in marriage to Patricia Marmes, April 27, 1957 and they celebrated sixty-three years of marriage before his passing.
He worked as a millwright for the Farmers Union for many years before his retirement.
John was a member of the VFW and the Superior Elks Lodge #403, and was a 4-H and Boy Scouts of America leader. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing, and was a Green Bay Packer fan.
John was very proud of his Swedish heritage, and he was very active in the lives of his children and grandchildren. He loved spending time with his family and friends at the cabin in Webster.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia “Pat” Lindquist, Superior; daughter, Deborah Lindquist, Superior; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Mike) Johnston, South Range, Carl (Beth) Lindquist, Hibbing, Minn., and Tyler Lindquist, South Range; and three great-grandchildren, Hank, Hanna, and Adalie; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael C. Lindquist; and brothers, Eugene, Maynard, and Vernon Lindquist.
A Celebration of John’s Life was held from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home, 1209 E. 5th Street, Superior.
A brief celebration and viewing continued on Monday, July 27, 2020 from 12-12:30 p.m. at the Orange Cemetery in Webster.
The Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a condolence or sign the guestbook, please visit our website at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.