Alvin Earl Lind

Alvin Lind Obituary PhotoAlvin Earl Lind, 88, of Preston, MO, February 21, 1930 - September 8, 2018.

Alvin Earl Lind age 88, of Preston, MO, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Osage Beach Rehabilitation and Health Care.  He was born February 21, 1930, in Farmington, MI, to George Edgar and Helena Jane (Kendrick) Lind.  He is a US Army Korean War veteran.  He was united in marriage to Dorothy Jillene Balch August 25, 1956.

          He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Jill; a brother Ed Lind; and a brother in-law Paul MacMillan.

          He is survived by four children: Shari Ream and her husband Alan of Sedalia, MO, Sid Lind and his wife Gwen of Preston, MO, Vicki Pitts and her husband Dale of Preston, MO, and Shawn Lind and his wife Cathy of Hermitage, MO; eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren; a sister Clara MacMillan of Detroit, MI; two sister in-laws: Ginger Fitzgerald of HI, and Rhoda Balch of Cassville, MO; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, foster children.

          According to Alvin’s wishes his body will be cremated.  A memorial services will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 1:00 PM at the Preston Restoration Branch on Crawford Lane Preston, MO.  Inurnment will take place at Missouri Veterans Cemetery Springfield, MO, at a later date.  Memorial contributions may be made to either: L.A.M.B. Latin American Missions Board c/o the funeral home, or the Benton County Hospice. 

          Online condolences may be made at:  Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitts Chapel Bolivar, MO.



Published on on September 10, 2018.