Elmer Clarence Linderman, 95, of Falls City, passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at Falls City. He was born April 17, 1920 south of Salem to Clarence E. Linderman and Fredricka R. (Gatz) Linderman.
He attended rural schools and graduated in 1938 from Falls City High School. Elmer married Vesta M. Bletscher Jan. 12, 1945. He enlisted in the US Army in March of 1945 and was honorably discharged in November 1946 with a WWII Victory Medal.
Elmer farmed for 11 years near Reserve, KS, and later worked for Ray Majerus in the Rulo area. After moving to Preston, he operated his own rock truck. He retired in 1980 and moved to Falls City in 2005.
Elmer joined Immanuel Evangelical Church in 1936 and later was an active member of Bethel United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his son, Stanley (Rosemary) Linderman, of Tempe, AZ; daughter, Joyce (Charles) Hundley, of Falls City; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Vesta; a son, Keith; and a brother, Dale.
Elmer’s funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Bethel United Methodist Church, with Rev. Karla Shafer officiating. Burial was at Bethel-Zion Cemetery, with military graveside honors presented by the Falls City Ceremonial Honor Guard.