Vernon “Bud” Lindberg
Tuesday, December 2, 1930
Date of Death:
Saturday, June 1, 2019
88 years old
Vernon “Bud” Lindberg
Vernon “Bud” C. Lindberg, 88, Rochester, MN, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Homestead Rehabilitation and Senior Living, Rochester, MN.
Vernon Charles Lindberg, son of Vernon C. and Ethel E. (Carroll) Lindberg, was born on December 2, 1930 at St. Marys Hospital, Rochester, MN.
He graduated from Rochester Central High School in 1948. He served in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954 as a baker and was stationed in England. He received an honorable discharge as Airman First Class. He worked for a short time as a baker at Bunny Bread, later Wonder Bread, upon returning to Rochester. He began his 30-year employment as a truck driver for Marigold, later Kemps Dairy, in 1962, retiring in 1992.
Bud was united in marriage to Virginia “Tia” Leona Mae Gervais on April 14, 1956, and they made their home in Rochester where they raised their four children.
His hobbies included fishing, gardening, biking, ping pong, bird watching, reading, and playing cards. He enjoyed sports, especially watching the Vikings and MN Twins.
Bud was a member of the American Legion, St. Francis Catholic Church, and Resurrection Church where he was an usher for several years.
Survivors include his son, Tim (Mary) Daun-Lindberg of Rochester, MN; three daughters, Pam Trachsel (Chris Nemitz) of Owatonna, MN, Judy Lindberg, and Wendy (Craig) Stenzel of Rochester, MN; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife, Tia, and three sisters, Carolyn Evanish, Ruthie Pioch, and Shirley Reetz.
We would like to thank The Homestead and Season’s Hospice for their love, support and care of our dad.
A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6th in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. A private burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials to the Minnesota DNR are preferred to https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/nongame/donate/index.html
The family of Vernon “Bud” Lindberg has received the following condolences.
Craig & Wendy, So Sorry for your loss, you & family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Greetings to all the "Lindbergs" - Tim, Pam, Judy and Wendy. I'm very sorry for your loss. I haven't seen any of you for years but still have many good memories of Bud, and of course Tia Mom too. I remember going catfishing and playing ping pong with Bud, as well as riding in his old car and truck. I hope each of you will find comfort in remembering all the good times you shared with your dad and mom from the past. May Bud rest in peace. Take care.
Dear Judy, Wendy, Pam, Tim and all the grandchildren. I am so sorry for your loss. The loss of a father is so difficult. We were so lucky to have our fathers as long as we did, but that makes loosing someone who's loved you your entire life that much more challenging. I have so many wonderful memories of our family get togethers and many of those memories include your mom. We will all miss him, cherish our memories and find some comfort in knowing that so many of our loved ones are together again. Know you have my sympathy and my love.
So sorry for your loss. I have great and funny memories of my Uncle Bud. He was a fun guy. I always enjoyed going to see all of you as we grew up. I even spent my honeymoon with Auntie Tia and Uncle Bud and it was great Uncle Bud took my husband fishing and I went shopping with Auntie Tia. I love you all and my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.