Jim Lindburg - July 16, 2011James Berggren “Jim” Lindburg, 87, lifelong resident of Polk,died Saturday, July 16, 2011.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Polk with Rev. Daniel Spearow officiating. Visitation is Wednesday, July 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Solt Funeral Home in Polk. Interment will be in the Polk Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Polk United Methodist Church or the Polk Senior Center. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.soltfh.com.
Jim was born on April 28, 1924, in Polk to Maurice and Elva (Hahn) Lindburg. Jim grew up in the Polk area and graduated from Polk High School. On June 15, 1947, James B. “Jim” Lindburg and Gwendolyn B. “Gwen” Stevens were united in marriage in Polk. They made their home and farmed near Polk all of their married life.
Jim was a member of the Polk United Methodist Church for 64 years, he was a member of the Master Mason Lodge #134 in Clarks, and the Tehama Shriners in Hastings. Jim was a sales manager for Moews Seed Company for about 40 years. He filled his father’s position on the Board of Directors for the Polk County REA and served for 22 years. Jim was an avid pitch player and enjoyed playing with his pitch buddies at the Sportsman in Polk. He enjoyed the time he spent with his many friends and he especially enjoyed being with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Gwen of Polk; son, Robert J. “Bob” (Cheryl) Lindburg of Polk; daughter, Mary Sue Lindburg and Craig Kennedy of Ft. Collins, Colo.; three grandsons, Kris Lindburg of Omaha, Jeff and Jason Lindburg, both of Polk; step-grandchildren, Scott Oehm of Lincoln and Amy Moore of Omaha; nine great grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren; sister, Jacqueline (Charles) Todaro of Allentown, Pa.; and brother, Dale (Donna) Lindburg of Central City.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Maurice and Elva, and his twin brother, Maurice “June” Lindburg, Jr.