Winslow Alumni Class of 1942
July 23, 2010
Kenneth Lindsay, 88, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Friday, July 23, 2010 at VNA Charlier Hospice Center.
He graduated from Winslow High School, Class of 1942, attended Evansville College and was a Merchant Marine. While attending Evansville College, Ken was a student manager for Arad McCutchan. He coached 7th and 8th grade basketball at St. Benedict’s Grade School, was a volunteer assistant coach at Memorial High School, as well as, being an assistant coach for the semi-pro team Evansville Thunder, and he was a Kentucky Colonel.
Ken enjoyed computers and developing and maintaining several websites and was proud of his accomplishments in technology. Many considered him ahead of his time. Most of all, Ken was proud of his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Surviving are his daughters, Mary (Alice) and husband Charlie Stewart of Spring, Texas; Patricia and husband David Shaw, of Evansville; sons Mike and wife Julie Lindsay of Bothell, Washington; Kevin and wife Robina Lindsay of Stanwood, Washington, 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife Mary Magdalene; parents Benjamin and Nellie (Green) Lindsay; grandsons Shawn Lindsay and Matthew Lindsay; sisters, Olive Cooper, Helen Nichols Richardson; and brothers, Robert Lindsay and William Lindsay.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 30, 2010, 2 to 8 p.m. at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, Indiana, where a memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Mass will be held Saturday, July 31, 2010 at St. Benedicts at 9 a.a.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Hospital at 699 West Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46202, Memorial High School Athletic Dept. at 1500 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN 47714 or VNA Charlier Hospice Center at 610 E Walnut St., Evnasville, IN 47713. The family would like to thank the staff at VNA and his caregivers, Linda, Margie, Misty and Tracy for their kind and compassionate care.
Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com