February 16, 2013

Ethel B. Lindemann

PLATTSBURGH — Mrs. Ethel B. Lindemann, 87, formerly of Facteau Ave. in Plattsburgh, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at the Clinton County Nursing Home in Plattsburgh. She was born in Hibernia, N.J., on June 15, 1925, the daughter of the late Wallace and Carrie Lumsden. Ethel and her husband Karl were married on June 15, 1946 on her 21st birthday in Hibernia, N.J. After Karl's retirement, they moved to Plattsburgh where they enjoyed over 25 years at their home on Facteau Avenue. She was a member of the New Apostolic Church, Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh. Ethel was very spirited and enjoyed spending time with her neighbors and friends. Her greatest passion was her family and she played an important role in their lives. She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Ward and son-in-law, Henry Ward of Plattsburgh; her grandchildren and their spouses, Dorothy and Raymond Drexel of Long Island, Henry and Diane Ward of Erie, Pa., Susan and Frank Butler of Plattsburgh, and Karen and Ron Clamser of Dannemora. She also had 7 great-grandchildren, Raymond Drexel, Benjamin Drexel, Carrie Ann Drexel, Mark Butler, Matthew Butler, Sarah Clamser and Caleb Clamser, and several nieces and nephews.

Her loving husband of 61 years, Karl Lindemann passed away in 2008. She was also predeceased by her two brothers and two sisters.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Raymond Drexel officiating. A reception will follow at the home of Henry and Cheryl Ward, 39 Kansas Ave., Plattsburgh. Interment will be in Riverside cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations may be offered to a charity of ones choice. The family wishes to thank the staff of Clinton County Nursing Home for the professional, kind and thoughtful care that Ethel received.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y. 12901 (518) 561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • marvinhealdFuneralHome.jpg_5.jpg Gary "Alligator" Crowningshield

    WILLSBORO — Gary "Alligator" Crowningshield, 64, of Point Road in Willsboro, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his family by his side.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • RussellGary.jpg_6.jpg Gary Russell

    PLATTSBURGH — Life's journey has come to its destination for Gary Russell, 64, of Military Turnpike in Schuyler Falls.

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • theresasheffield.jpg_7.jpg Theresa Sheffield

    WILLSBORO — Keeseville - Theresa Sheffield, 84, formerly of Hill Street, Keeseville, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • BreyetteCasey.jpg Casey M. Breyette

    PLATTSBURGH — Casey M. Breyette, 38, of Main Mill Street in Plattsburgh, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Glenmont, N.Y.

    July 30, 2014 3 Photos

  • HicksHugh.jpg Hugh "Pete" Hicks Jr.

    July 30, 2014 4 Photos

  • spooner.jpg Shaun Gregory Spooner

    NORTH RICHARDS HILLS, TX — Shaun Gregory Spooner, 59, of North Richland Hills, left this world Sunday, March 30, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • EdDienst1.jpg Edward A. Dienst

    Edward A. Dienst, 97, loving husband, father and proud grandfather, died on July 27, in South Glens Falls, N.Y., surrounded by his family.

    July 29, 2014 6 Photos

  • Hamilton.jpg Fumiko Passino

    Fumiko Passino, 76, of the Highlands Road, Keeseville, Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. 

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • carolvassar.jpg Carol M. Vassar

    Keeseville — Carol M. Vassar, 65, of Keeseville passed away at her home, 18 Lamplighter MHP, surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • joycetanton1.jpg Joyce Arlene (Mulbury) Tanton

    PLATTSBURGH — Joyce Arlene (Mulbury) Tanton, 91, of Plattsburgh and formerly of Guilderland, N.Y., died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh following a brief illness, with her loving family by her side.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

Death Notices