Lyndon A. Mink

Jul 31, 2018
Lyndon Mink

Appleton — Lyndon A. Mink, 89, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Togus VA Hospice with his family at his side, after, in Linnie’s words, "it’s winding down."

Born April 4, 1929, and raised in Appleton, he was the son of Ivan and Irene Johnson Mink. A lifelong resident of Appleton until after his retirement, Linnie then became a winter resident of Royal Palm Beach, Fla., for 30 years.

He graduated from Union High School, class of 1947.

After enlisting in the Air Force, Linnie served his country during the Korean War.

He married Marion Starrett in Warren Dec. 31, 1952.

A true entrepreneur, Linnie did everything, from farming to flipping houses (before it was popular) and land development.

Linnie is survived by his wife of 65 years, Marion, of Appleton and Florida; his children, Carol Mink Anderson and her husband, Michael, of Raymond and Hilton Head, S.C., Karen Mink Hicks and her husband, Greg, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Lyndon Brian Mink of Montoursville, Pa.; Laurie Lee Mink Woodhead and her husband, Jon, of Canton; eight grandchildren, Matthew Lyndon Anderson, Thomas Loyd Anderson, Jeremy Gregory Hicks, Kimberley Yvonne Hicks Respinto, Brittney Lynn Mink Eiklor, Brian Andrew Mink, Jonathan Alvin Barrett, Lauretta Marion Melody Woodhead; and great-granddaughter Adeline Ramone Respinto; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, at Pine Grove Cemetery in Appleton.

Arrangements are with Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, Rockland. To share a story or memory with Linnie’s family, visit their Book of Memories at bchfh.com.

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