Floyd A. Lindekugel, 88 - August 25, 2014Floyd A. Lindekugel, 88, of Gothenburg died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Hilltop Estates in Gothenburg.
Cremation was chosen. A memorial service and inurnment at the Gaslin Cemetery will take place at a later date.
Lindekugel was born Sept. 12, 1925, at Hershey, son of Fredrick William “Bill” and Clara (Culp) Lindekugel.
He grew up in the Hershey and Brady areas where he attended schools.
Lindekugel enlisted with the U.S. Navy and served his country for three years during World War II on the USS Corregidor, the USS Mission Bay and the USS Barnwell.
He married Marjorie Sherman on April 30, 1954, at Lexington. The couple resided at North Platte from 1954 to 1959. They then lived in San Bernardino, CA, from 1959 to 1985 while he was employed as a sheet metal worker in Riverside.
After retirement, he and his wife returned to Nebraska, making their home at Gothenburg.
Lindekugel was a member of the VFW and the American Legion.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing, according to family members.
Lindekugel was preceded in death by: his parents, Bill and Clara; an infant son, Jerry; a grandson, Tim Lindekugel; brothers—August, Charles, Ivan and Ervin Lindekugel; sisters—Bertha and Edna Lindekugel, and Esther Founds.
Survivors include: his wife, Marjorie; a son, Jim (Shelly) Lindekugel; his daughters—Paula (Larry) Hashman and Joan (Tom) Lunsford; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Hazel Wynne; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.