Martin Henry Lindig

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MARTIN HENRY LINDIG

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Martin Henry Lindig

May 28, 1929 - June 20, 2013

Martin Henry Lindig was born on May 28, 1929 to Emil and Ida Meckle Lindig at Hye, Texas.  He died at home on June 20, 2013 at the age of 84 years.

He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, where he was a life member.

He attended the Junction School for the lower grades and graduated from Johnson City High School.

On July 25, 1948, Martin married Mavis Fuchs at the Methodist Church in Johnson City.  They have five children, David and Elizabeth Lindig of Johnson City, Nicky and Trina Lindig of Mancos, CO, Dianne and Ken Becker of Temple, Chris and Karlette Lindig of Johnson City, and Laurie and R.D. Childers of Austin. 

He is also survived by his grandchildren:  Craig Lindig, Sherrie Lindig, Stacey and Ben Henson, Dustin and Ashley Lindig, Vanessa and Thano Drimalas, Austin Lindig, Martin and Leslie Lindig, and Kennedy Childers, and step-granddaughter Reagan and Lee Ward.  He is also survived by three great-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Clifton Lindig, and son-in-law, Larry Weirich.

Martin was a farmer and a turkey raiser.  He always told his family that he didn’t need to go to Vegas to gamble, he gambled every time he planted.  He was recognized as a top turkey producer for many years.

Martin provided service to his community throughout his life.  He was a Blanco County 4-H Leader for 20 years, served on the Blanco County Youth Council, served as a director for the Stonewall Farm Mutual Insurance Company, and served on the church council and Cemetery Committee at Trinity Lutheran Church.

He was known for his talent of making delicious barbecue – for his family, for church functions, with the Blanco County Youth Council, and the Blanco EMS.

He shared his hobbies of hunting and fishing with his family and many friends.

Services were held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Stonewall, on Monday, June 24, at 10:30 a.m.  Burial followed at the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery.  Pastor Gary Mayer conducted the services.

Serving as pallbearers were Keith A. Lindig, Keith Lindig, Elmer Kramer, Bill Lindig, Steven Meier, and Al Louis Lindig.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Harvey and Judy Schumann, Clif Maenius, George and Rosie Danz, Jim Fridley and Lorraine Zensen, and Jimmy and Margie Kneese.

Daddy taught us by example – have pride in ourselves and in our work.  God first, family second, work third mixed with fun.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Hill Country Memorial Hospice, or to a charity of your choice.

Arrangements were under the direction of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home of Johnson City.

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