Guy William Lindemann

Guy William Lindemann

Guy William Lindemann

MIDDLEBURGH — Guy William Lindemann, of Huntersland, died on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at his home “on the hill,” where his family has lived for five generations. He was 68.

He was born May 10, 1953, in Schenectady, the first child of Harry “Skip” Lindemann and Kathryn (née Bradt) Spencer. He graduated from Middleburgh High School in 1972 after completing a course in building trades.

“Guy went on to enjoy a more than 35-year career at Guilderland High School, keeping the hallways, classrooms, and grounds tidy and in working order for the staff and students,” his family wrote in a tribute. “While in high school, Guy met the love of his life just a few lockers down from his, and together he and M. Martha (née Laraway) Lindemann would go on to build a home, a life, and a family over the course of 50 years.

“Guy’s life was all about the people around him. He was a lifetime member of the Huntersland Volunteer Fire Department, for which he helped build the current building, and a devoted member of the Huntersland Methodist Church.

“He not only participated in his children’s events as a parent, but became a Little League coach, Scoutmaster, a field-trip chaperone, and a set builder for musicals along the way. When he wasn’t giving himself to his family, friends, and community, he enjoyed hunting, fishing (especially ice fishing), caring for his home and lawn, barbecuing, and enjoying a cold Heineken. He loved his 1955 Ferguson tractor and especially loved his family.”

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Guy William Lindemann is survived by his wife, M. Martha (née Laraway) Lindemann; his two children, Jeremy S. Lindemann and his wife, Gina, and Mariah M. Lindemann, all of Huntersland; his mother, Kathryn Spencer, and her husband, Donald, of Guilderland.

He is also survived by his siblings, Gary Lindemann of Salt Lake City, Utah, Judy Henderson and her husband, Keith, of Boyntonville, Barbara Barsky and her husband, Steven, of Nevada City, California, and Randy Irons and his wife, Ellen, of Geneva, Ohio; his sister-in-law, Donna Wood and her husband, David L., and his brother-in-law, Donald “Bill” Laraway, and his wife, Marlene, all of Middleburgh; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews, all of whom were his favorite.

His father, Harry “Skip” Lindemann, died before him, as did his stepfather, Earl Irons; his sisters- and brothers-in-law: Patricia White, wife of John, and Joan Hallock, wife of E. David; and his nephews, Jeffrey Henderson and William Terry.

All are invited to visit with his family from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, at Coltrain Funeral Home at 134 River Street in Middleburgh. A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 2, also at the funeral home. Facial covering is requested for all attending each event.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helios Care, 297 River Street, S Service Rd Suite #1, Oneonta, NY 13820 or to the Ecumenical Food Pantry, Post Office Box 112, Middleburgh, NY 12122.

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