|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:46 pm Post subject: Lindquist, Jon H. 1939-2013
BOLIVAR - Jon H. Lindquist, 74, of 7830 Route 417 West, passed away Thursday (Sept. 5, 2013) at home following a lengthy illness.
Born Aug. 12, 1939, in Olean, he was the son of Henry and Ellen Haines Lindquist. He married the former Susan Hall on Sept. 1, 1962 in Bolivar. Mrs. Lindquist survives.
Jon was a graduate of the Bolivar Central School class of 1957. From 1957-62, he was employed by the former Worthington Co., Wellsville, and from 1962-1964, he was employed by the former CE AirPreheater Co., Wellsville. In 1964, Jon started his career with the Bolivar Central School in the Transportation Department, where he was employed from 1964-2004, from 1977-2004 was the supervisor of transportation. In addition, Jon owned and operated Lindquist Cub Cadet Sales & Service, Bolivar, for the past 45 years.
He attended Faith Bible Church, Little Genesee, was a life member and former chief of the Bolivar Fire Dept., life member of the Southwestern Fireman's Assoc. He was active in area stock car racing at area tracks, including Angelica, Olean, Smethport and Bradford, Pa. He enjoyed Nascar Racing and his beloved New York Yankees. Jon loved spending time with his family and was always lending a hand to those in need.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three daughters, Mary Ellen (Bill) Heitzenrater of Jacksonville, Fla., Kristin (Jerry) Johnson of Olean, SueAnn (Joshua) Torrey of Spencerport, N.Y.; Eight Grandchildren; His Father, Henry Lindquist of Bolivar; Two Sisters, Nancy Lindquist of Bolivar, Amy (George) Baker of Springtown, Texas; One Brother, Andy (Mary) Lindquist of Cuba; Several Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jon C. Lindquist, in 1986; Mother, Ellen Lindquist, in 2002; and a sister, LouAnn Lindquist, in 1960.
Friends may call at the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc., Bolivar, today, from 4-7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Monday (Sept. 9, 2013) at 11 a.m. in the Faith Bible Church, Little Genesee, N.Y. with Pastor Clint Pearsall officiating.
Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar.
Memorials may be made to Bolivar Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund, 460 Main St., Bolivar, NY 14715 or to Heritage AFlame Ministries, 198 Salt Rising Road, Bolivar, NY 14715.
Published in Hornell Evening Tribune on September 9, 2013