Kim Lindner Obituary (2022) – Yuma, AZ

Kim Thomas Lindner

July 10th, 1957 – August 28th 2022

Kim Thomas Lindner, surrounded by his family, went to be with the lord and reunite with the love of his life, his wife Faith at the age of 65 on August 28th 2022 at 10:16 pm. Kim was born in Kansas City, Missouri, July 10th, 1957 to parents Marv Lindner and Esther Cox.

Kim spent 9 years of active service in the US Army. He was awarded the Army Service Ribbon/Overseas Ribbon/ Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon and Drivers Mech Badge. He spent his service in Germany, Fort Leonard Wood, MO and Honolulu Hawaii. Kim met his wife Faith Workman at a square dance in Ozark, Missouri and they married in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. They spent 38 wonderful years together and were the parents of Robin Lindner, Martina Ritzen and Kimberlie Parks. They settled in Yuma, Arizona to raise their family when Kim was medically discharged from the US. Army in 1988. They lived on Prickly Pear lane and East Armada Drive in Yuma for a total of 34 years. Kim was involved in many community clubs such as Cactus Kickers, Yuma River Riders and many others throughout the years. Kim was a GS12 for the DOD at Yuma Proving Grounds and retired July 31st, 2019. He was an important part of the Yuma community and was loved by many. He sang in the Choir at Desert Grace Community Church of the Nazarene. He was a square dance caller, he loved to sing and dance. He is well known for his corky sense of humor, fun loving attitude and the many tricks he loved to play on his family and friends. He was always very playful, silly and really loved to live life to the fullest.

Kim Thomas Lindner is survived by his children; Robin Michelle Lindner (Yuma, AZ), Martina Faith Ritzen (Randy Ritzen, Tucson, AZ) and Kimberlie Jo Parks (Matthew Parks, Knoxville, TN). He is also survived by his grandchildren, Mary Ann Lindner, Philip T Byers, Cameron M Lindner, Jordan T Lindner, Faith A Ritzen, Kirstyn R Ritzen, Tyler J Parks, John P Ritzen, Dylan T. Parks and Dayton G. Parks. He is survived by his mother, Esther T. Baker (Springfield, MO; brother, Arvin Ray Lindner (Diane Lindner, Grain Valley, MO); sister, Terri Parrott (Terry Parrott, Roach MO) and sister Melea Lindner.

Kim Lindner was preceded in death by his wife, Faith Debbie Lindner, his father, Marv Lindner and his brother, Lewis Tubbs.

His Memorial Service will be held at:

Desert Grace Community Church of the Nazarene

12134 E North Frontage Rd

Yuma, Arizona 85367

(928) 305-1132

September 8th, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Rev. Clint Augustyn

lead pastor

Reception to Follow for invited Friends and Family at: American Veterans of Yuma

8889 S Frontage Rd, Yuma, AZ 85365

***More information to be put out in the days following

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Published by Yuma Sun on Sep. 4, 2022.

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