Mansiel Warren Lindhorst

December 20, 1919July 18, 2014

Mansiel Warren "Bill" Lindhorst was born December 20, 1919 in rural Algona, IA, the son of Rufus Mansiel Lindhorst and Myrtle Lee Bell. His paternal grandparents were William August Lindhorst and Sara Emma Culbertson. His maternal grandparents were George Warren Bell and Laura M.E.L. E Davis.

Mansiel attended school in Titonka, IA. He married Gena Arlene Olson on June 15, 1941 at Algona, IA. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2006.

After their marriage, they farmed at Algona, IA and Chester, IA. They moved back to Algona in 1955 and Bill worked for Hall Instruments. In 1956 they moved to Iowa City, IA. Bill worked for Frantz Construction in charge of fleet maintenance for the next 21 years. In 1976 he went to work at the University of Iowa in Dorm Maintenance. He retired in 1982.

After retirement Bill also worked for NASA in Huntsville, AL and Drug Town and HyVee in Iowa City, IA. He also found time to fish at their second home at Island Lake, MN. Bill was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge in Iowa City, IA.

In 2003 they moved to Pflugerville, TX to be close to their two oldest daughters and families.

Bill passed away July 18, 2014 at St David's North Austin Medical Center in Austin, TX.

Bill is survived by children: Judyth Neuzil (William), Barbara Hauth, Arlen Lindhorst (Diane) and Debra Chekatis (John). He is survived by grandchildren: Devlin Neuzil, Torey Neuzil, Gina Hauth Miller (Kevin), Lorissa Hauth Mabey, Angela Hauth Johnson (Lee), Neil Lindhorst (Helen), Shelley Allison (Joe), and Bert Leonard. He is survived by 11 great-grandchildren. He is survived by brother James Dale Lindhorst (Janice) and sisters: Myrtle Maxine Platt (Francis) and Vida Mae Roth.

Bill was preceded in death by his wife Gena Arlene Olson Lindhorst, parents, brother Kenneth Dean Lindhorst and sister Margaret Winifred Ewoldt.

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  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Marta Graham

July 26, 2014

Very sorry for your families loss Judy and family. Will have you all in my prayers.

July 21, 2014

Our deepest sympathy to all of you! I have very fond memories of my Uncle Bill, including the times we came down to Iowa City and stayed for visits, and also the time we were at their cabin in Minnesota. He was a special person!