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John C. Lind

John C. Lind

John C. Lind, age 86, of Deepwater, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Duluth, Minnesota on October 16, 1931 to Chester and Myrtle Lind. He moved to International Falls, Minnesota as a teenager. He joined the Air Force in 1951. He met and married Virginia Leach in 1952. He served an 18 month tour in Okinawa during the Korean Conflict. John and Virginia moved to Red Wing, Minnesota in 1973. In 1992, they moved to Deepwater, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Virginia Leach Lind, his daughter, Becky (Larry) Olson, four grandchildren: Jennifer (Tony) Heeter, Whitney (Elliott) Smith, Jon Olson and Andrew Olson and four great-grandchildren: Tug Heeter and Adeline, Eleanor and Margaret Smith, three sisters: Pat (Mikael) Borjesson, Judi (Bill) Kieper and Kathy (Greg) Todd, a brother, Bill (Debbie) Lind. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.