Edward J. Lindloff

Edward J Lindloff, age 92, of Delavan, Wi. passed away Friday May 4, 2012 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, Wi. He was born December 1, 1919 in Reedsburg Wi., the son of Edward and Meta (Koenecke) Lindloff. He attended school in Reedsburg and graduated High School in Delavan. Ed married Virginia Mann on June 29, 1940 in Elkhorn, and she preceded him in death on January 26, 2002. Most of his working years, he owned and operated Lindloff Construction Company in the Delavan area, always being an excellent and precise carpenter. Ed was a lifelong member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delavan, where he served as Building Committee Chairman when the new church was built. He was co-founder of the Lakes Region Little league and Pony League Youth baseball, where he served as manager and commissioner. He built and maintained the Wileman School Baseball Field. He was responsible for the reconstruction and sodding of the Legion Athletic Field in Delavan. Ed, together with Mann Brothers Construction, cleared and built the Rudy Lange Sledding Hill. He served as an Alderman for the City of Delavan for 8 years, also the Police and Fire Comission, Public Works and Judical Committees. He was Delavan Township Chairman for 6 years. He was honored by the Township for 17 years on the Planning Commission, which he helped form. He served on the Walworth County Board of Adjustments for 12 years, 6 of them as Chairman. Ed was a member of the N.R.A., Delavan Sportsman Club, Lions Club, Delavan Lake Fish and Game Association, Co-Founder of the Walworth County Izaak Walton League, Officer for the Civil Defense League in the 1950's. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and politics..

He is survived by his daughter, Gloria (Ralph) Selgren and his son, Phillip Lindloff. 4 grandchildren; Jeffrey (Konnie) Selgren, Scott Selgren, Michelle (Joel) Befort and Stephanie (Robert Moore) Lindloff. 5 great-grandchildren; Kayla and Kelsey Selgren, Kirby and Nickolas Befort and Mackenzie Moore. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Ginny, 1 brother, 2 sisters and daughter-in-law, Christina.

Funeral Services will be 11:00am Tuesday May 8, 2012 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delavan with Rev. Robert P. Rickman officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30am to service time on Tuesday at the Church. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Lake Geneva. Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church with School. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, Wi. is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com

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