HOWLAND - Ronald M. Lindquist, 83, husband of Judith Lindquist, passed away March 18, 2014, at his home. He was born July 19, 1930, the son of Victor and Irene (Oakes) Lindquist.
Ronald was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean war. He worked at Lincoln Pulp and Paper for 43 years as a maintenance foreman/supervisor. He was a HUGE New York Yankee fan. He enjoyed sitting outside in his lawn chair and watching his grandchildren play sports.
In addition to his wife of 41 years, he is survived by 12 children, Cyndi and Peter Towle of Buckeye, Ariz., LuAnn Lindquist and friend, Mike, of Bucksport, Robin Lindquist of Wells, Brent and Kelly Lindquist of Mattamiscontis, Alison Lindquist of Rockland, Tammy Jones of Enfield, Brenda and Joe Cyr of Passadumkeag, Craig Austin of Enfield, Michael and Lee Austin of Howland, Michelle Austin of Howland, Deena Lindquist of Enfield, and Ashley Lindquist of Howland; one brother, Victor and wife, Lila Lindquist, of Lincoln; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He also leaves good friends, Waverly, Junior, and Maurice at the Howland Transfer Station; and a special brother-in-law, Allan "Penny" Pendleton. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Phillip Lindquist; a sister, Frances Stevens; and his mother-in-law, Muriel Spearin.
"Anyone can be a father, but it takes a special man to be a Dad."
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Clay Funeral Home, 7 Lee Road, Lincoln, where funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. Matthew Ward officiating. Spring interment will be at Howland Cemetery. Those who wish may donate in his memory to Hospice at Community Health and Counseling, Lincoln. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.