Dorothy Nadine Lindner, 94, rural Keokuk, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in Carthage, Ill.
Nadine was born Aug. 28, 1927, near Primrose, the daughter of Arnold and Carmel (Starr) Bentzinger. On Dec. 23, 1956, she married Marvin W. Lindner. Nadine graduated from Donnellson High School and attended the University of Northern Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa and also studied at Denver University and Western Illinois. She was a public school teacher in Clarinda, Phoenix, Ariz., and taught 30 years in the Keokuk school district, retiring in 1989.
Survivors include two sons, Michael (Keith) of Portland, Ore. and Douglas (Lori) of Solon and Keokuk; granddaughter Kearce of Solon; grandson Kale of Cedar Rapids; two sisters, Betty Dougherty of Fort Madison and Shirley Mulligan of East Bethel, Minn.; nieces nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Arnold and Carmel Bentzinger; and her husband Marvin.
She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Keokuk, United Methodist Women, Chapter U, PEO and Iowa Retired School Personnel.
It was Nadine's wish to be cremated and the family requests no flowers. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, Keokuk, or the Donnellson Public Library.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
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