David Max Linstrom

David Linstrom



Date: Thu, October 6, 2016
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Overton Funeral Home
707 Clark Street, Dysart

David Max Linstrom

October 2, 1938 - September 29, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 1-4:00 pm
Overton Funeral Home
707 Clark Street
Dysart, IA 52224

Following Visitation
Gnagy Cemetery
(2 miles South of Dysart on Hwy 21 and approximately 4 miles East on the blacktop to Garrison)

Military Honors:
Dysart American Legion
United States Navy Military Honors Detail

David Linstrom, 77, of Boone, passed away September 29, 2016 at the Eastern Star Masonic Home. The family will receive friends from 1 to 4 on Thursday, October 6 at Overton Funeral Home, Dysart Chapel. Burial will be in the Gnagy Cemetery.

David Max Linstrom was born October 2, 1938 to Earl and Ella (Bowman) Linstrom in Waterloo, Iowa. David attended public schools in Waterloo. He joined the United States Navy on October 3, 1955 and served on various ships stationed in California and Virginia. David served for 23 years and retired from fulltime service with the rank of Master Chief in 1978. He continued in the U.S. Navy Reserve until 1985. David worked at Iowa State University from 1978 to 1995 and was very happily retired from then on!

David and Arlene (Hein) Linstrom were married on November 23, 1962 in Preston, Minn. and started their married life together in San Francisco, Calif. with stops at San Diego, Vallejo and Chula Vista. They moved to Boone, Iowa in 1975 when he was stationed at the recruiting office in Ames.

David was an avid reader and enjoyed going to lots of historic places in the United States. He was a member of the V.F.W. and the Fleet Reserve Association.

David is survived by his wife, Arlene Linstrom; his sons, Corey (Yuko) Linstrom and William Linstrom; four grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; two brothers; and two sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Mary and Ella.

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