Obituary of Martin "Jim" James Lindeman

Adrian: Martin “Jim” Lindeman, 74, of Adrian, died December 19, 2018, at Hospice of Lenawee Hospice Home.  He was born June 22, 1944, to Lester D. and Flossie (Ives) Lindeman in Wolf Lake, Indiana. On August 13, 1994, he married Patricia (Ebbitt). She preceded him in death on June 21, 2018.


Jim was the owner and operator of Lindeman Oil Company in Morenci from 1972-1994. He also owned C & J Carryout, Fayette, OH, for many years. He then drove truck for Dave’s Sand and Gravel in Pettisville, OH.  He was a member of the Morenci Eagles, the Adrian Moose Lodge, a past member of the Morenci Fire Department and Past Master of Morenci (Mason’s) Lodge 95. Surviving Jim are two daughters, Brenda (Robert) Dotson of Wapakoneta, OH, and Barb (Brad) Brown of Jerome; a son, Mark (Becky) Ries, of Delta, OH; three step-daughters, Heather (Craig Pummell) Walker of Morenci, Dr. Molly (Darren) Tait of Argyle, TX, Kate (Adam) Jurevicius of Ann Arbor, and a step-son, Gannon (Jennifer) Barrett of Hastings; nine grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and eleven step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Janet Bowman; a half-brother, Karl Lindeman; a half-sister, Norma Burr; and a step-son, Shane Walker.


At Jim’s request, cremation has taken place. Visitation for Jim will be on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.  A memorial service will be held at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home in Adrian on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at 10 a.m. with William Ebbitt officiating. Inurnment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.


You may send condolences to the family at  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.