Douglas Lintner, 71

Douglas Lintner, a resident of Grand Junction, Colo., formerly of Little Falls, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 2, at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls. Burial was in the Darling Cemetery.

Douglas Edward Lintner was born April 5, 1941, in Little Falls, to the late Oscar and Sabina (Cohrs) Lintner. He grew up and attended Country School in Green Prairie Township, Morrison County. Douglas was united in marriage to Myrna Gustafson, Dec. 29, 1963, in Little Falls. They resided in Lompoc, Calif. for 28 years and for the last 21 years Douglas and Myrna have resided in Grand Junction, Colo. Douglas was an avid gardener, beer brewer, and loved assembling and flying remote control airplanes. He worked most of his life as a heavy equipment operator and truck driver for several different companies. Douglas was a member of the Local #12 Teamsters Union and American Lutheran Church in Grand Junction. He was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.

Douglas is survived by wife of nearly 50 years, Myrna Lintner of Grand Junction; children, Kip (Theresa) Lintner of Grand Junction and Kel Lintner of Grand Junction; siblings, Dallas (Chic) Lintner of Topeka, Kan., Merna (Lee) Gustafson of Rice,  Bonnie Lintner of Little Falls and Kenny Lintner of Little Falls; grandchildren, Luke, Paige and Wyatt Lintner.

Douglas was preceded in death by parents, Oscar and Sabina Lintner; and siblings, Sherri Gustafson and Colin Lintner.

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