Wayne R. Lindholm

Wayne R. Lindholm, 69, of Grafton went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at St. Mary Ozaukee Hospital in Mequon, after a long battle with dementia.

He was born June 23, 1936 in Chicago, Ill. to George and Hazel (nee Isaacson) Lindholm, and married Barbara May Eskuchen on Aug. 5, 1961.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Barbara; loving children, Gregory George (Heather) Lindholm of Pawcatuck, Conn. and Wendy Ruth (Ron) Benjamin of Green Bay; special grandchildren, Christine and Nicholas Lindholm; dear brother, George (Marianne) Lindholm of Little Rock, Ark.; brothers-in-law, Raymond (Susan) Eskuchen of Glenview, Ill. and Leonard (Denise) Eskuchen of Arlington Heights, Ill.

Wayne is further survived by several cousins, loving nieces and nephews and their children and many friends.

A celebration of life and legacy for Wayne will be held Saturday, April 22, at noon at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner St., Des Plaines, Ill. (847-824-5155), with Rev. John Bass officiating.

Family will greet relatives and friends on Saturday from 10 a.m until noon at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Ridge-wood Memorial Park, Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Cedar Springs Church Building Fund, 247 Info Highway, Slinger, WI 53086 are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home, Hartford, is assisting the family.


We wish to express many thanks to our family and special friends for their wonderful support.