Willard Lindbo

Sept. 2, 1925 €“ Feb. 25, 2009

Willard Lindbo, 83, of Sweet Home died Feb. 25, 2009.

He was born Sept. 2, 1925 in Douglas, N.D. to Thomas and Mary (Carlson) Lindbo.

He lived in Goldendale and Kelso, Wash., and in Siletz, and Sweet Home. Mr. Lindbo served in the Army from May 19, 1944 to June 1946 and received a Purple Heart. He worked as a heavy equipment operator.

He loved golf, horse and dog races and watching basketball.

Mr. Lindbo is survived by daughters Shari Bain and Sandy Lester, both of Sweet Home, Linda Red of Brownsville and Chrissy Edwards of Longview, Wash.; son John Lindbo of Bend; brother Myron “Pete” Lindbo of Salt Lake City, Utah; sisters Ruby and Cola, both of North Dakota; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son Terry Lindbo in 2004.

Memorial contributions can be made in his name to Evergreen Hospice.

A memorial service was held Feb. 27 at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.