Timothy J. ‘Tim’ Lind

Jan. 5, 1979 – May 25, 2010


Timothy J. "Tim" Lind of Kaukauna passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at the age of 31. He was born in Oconomowoc on Jan. 5, 1979, the son of Willie and Gail (Goocher) Lind.

Tim attended the Kettle Moraine High School, was a graduate of Carroll College and Lake Shore Technical College. A proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Tim honorably served his country during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded numerous medals and decorations, including the Air Force Good Conduct Medal.

Tim was married to Kate (Senkbeil) on Nov. 1, 2008, and the two made their home in Kaukauna. They had recently become the adoring parents of a son, Elijah, and Tim was working as a dairy herd manager for Milk Source, Inc., where he was regarded as an innovative, hard worker. His interests included running, and he had recently completed the Green Bay Cellcom Marathon. Tim was an avid sports enthusiast and had followed baseball and the Green Bay Packers intently. He was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church and was a loving and devoted husband, father, son and brother.

Tim is survived by his loving wife, Kate of Kaukauna; his son, Elijah; his parents, Willie and Gail Lind; his sister, Christine (Jeremy) Tetzlaff; father and mother-inlaw, Harold and Jane Senkbeil; brothers-in-law, Michael (Virginia) Senkbeil of Merton and Tim (Peaches) Senkbeil of Grafton; nieces, Abbigail and Amanda Tetzlaff; niece and nephew, Emma and Jonah Senkbeil; uncles, Blaine (Mary) Goocher and Greg Goocher; aunts, Carol Sekey, Janet Goocher and Kim (Raed) Sadi; great-aunt, Beverly Clark; and special friends, Ralph and Cindy Scheuerell and Lee and Donna Hopkins. Tim will also be remembered by many other relatives, friends and Air Force buddies.

The visitation for Tim will be held from 2:30 p.m. until the 5:30 p.m. funeral service Friday, May 28, at Blessed Savior Lutheran Church, 15250 W. Cleveland Ave., New Berlin. Interment with full military honors will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, 300 School St., Pewaukee, immediately following the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Tim’s son, Eli, are appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.