John M. Lintner, 95, of Frankfort, went home to be with the Lord February 24, 2019 at his home. Born December 10, 1923 in Rensselaer, Indiana to John R. & Madelene C. (Sayler) Lintner. He married Francine A. Anderson on January 4 1948 in Rensselaer and she survives.
Mr. Lintner was a 1942 graduate of Rensselaer High School, where he was co-captain of the football team his senior year. He grew up in Rensselaer and also lived in Goodland, Lafayette, Huntington, Noblesville, Winchester and Anderson before moving to Frankfort in December of 1985. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from 1943-1946 with the Company C 652nd Tank Destroyer Battalion. He was store manager and worked for the A & P Tea Company, was store manager and supervisor for Village Pantry and also worked in the produce department at the Marsh Supermarket in Frankfort. He was a member of the Community Christian Church and The American Legion. John enjoyed fishing and in his younger days was an avid arrow head hunter.
Visitation and Services
Friends may visit from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral Celebration will be 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment with Military Rites will follow in Tippecanoe Memory Gardens Chapel of Faith Mausoleum in West Lafayette, IN. Memorial donations may be made to Stanley John Lintner Memorial Preaching Scholarship Fund, c/o Johnson University, 7900 Johnson Dr., Knoxville, TN 37998.
Wife: Francine A. Lintner of Frankfort, Daughter: Carla Jean (Robert) Crandall of Noblesville,3 Sisters: Sandra K. Schauer of Duluth, MN, Claudia J. Witherington of Rensselaer, Shirley Martinbianco of Burton, MI, 3 Brothers: Larry O. (Betty) Lintner of Rensselaer, Ronald G. (Betty) Lintner of Rensselaer, Michael H. Lintner of Rensselaer, 4 Grandchildren: Robert L. (Paula) Crandall, J. Brent (Leslie) Crandall, Marcus L. (Amy) Crandall and Matthew D. (Summer) Lintner, and 10 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and step-father, Howard Speaks, John was preceded in death by a son, Stanley John Lintner on June 21, 2005, and sisters, Beverly Wineno, Lillian L. Anderson and a brother, Daryl Lintner.