In Memory of

Ethan James Lindsay

August 19, 1928 - June 6, 2020
From: Spencer, IA
Ethan James Lindsay

Ethan James Lindsay

Born: August 19, 1928
Died: June 6, 2020
Age: 91

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     Ethan James Lindsay, the son of James and Grace (Mott) Lindsay was born August 19, 1928 in Newell, IA. His childhood years were spent in the Newell area where he attended Newell High School. After high school Ethan began his lifelong career in farming.

     Ethan married Marilyn “Mary” Dierenfield on November 1, 1996 in Newell, IA. He enjoyed gardening, square dancing, and fishing. He sang for church services, took care of his parents in their later years, and helped at the Newell Nursing Home. He was member of Faith Hope and Charity where he read to children, Singles Club, and Christ the King Lutheran Church.

     Ethan passed away on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Spencer Hospital at the age of 91. He was preceded in death by his parents.

     Left to cherish his memory are his wife Mary of Spencer, IA; 4 stepchildren, Tammy (Jeff) Brophy of Jefferson, IA, Todd Olson of Phoenix, AZ, Janelle (Kory) Woodruff of Lisbon, IA, and Jason (Angie) Anderson of Spencer, IA; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; other relatives; and many friends.

Memorial services will take place 10:30 A.M., Friday, June 12, at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Spencer.
Rev. Michael McGinley
Jason Anderson
Todd Olson
Jeff Brophy
Logan Brophy
Kory Woldruff
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at Christ the King Lutheran Church.

"Lift High The Cross"
"What A Friend We Have In Jesus
"Amazing Grace"

Newell Cemetery
Newell, Iowa


Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 9:54 AM
“Mary and family, I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. I am sorry to hear of Ethan's passing. I think of you often. Take care...Lori”
- Lori Konradi
Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12:13 PM
“Mary sending you my sincere condolences on Ethan's passing. You and Ethan would always bring a smile to my face I enjoyed seeing you at "just friends"
I have thought of you often. I will keep you in my prayers. Take care ❤️”
- Mary Howard
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 2:34 PM
“I'm so sorry for your loss Mary Ethan will be so miss by many I'm so glad I got to know him and take care of him my heart goes to you and your family ”
- Heidi sky
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 11:01 AM
“Mary so sorry for your loss. I will always remember his great smile and of course his wild and colorful pants.”
- Linda Frickenstein
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