The Obit For Charles Lindquist

Charles W. Lindquist

Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on 9/23/2008

Charles W. Lindquist of Rosemont Visitation for Charles W. Lindquist, 80, will be from 3 to 9 p.m., with a memorial service at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village.

Born in Chicago, he died at the Rainbow Hospice Facility in Park Ridge. Mr. Lindquist was a veteran, a union carpenter for Local 58 and official battling practice pitcher for the Chicago Cubs from 1962 to 1964.

He was the father of Charles W. Lindquist Jr., John (Denise), Kevin (Marianne), Karen (David) Stout and Kristine (Chris) Porter; brother of the late Florence Ferdinand and Vernon Lindquist; and loving grandpa of 13 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rainbow Hospice Ark, 444 N. Northwest Highway, Suite 145, Park Ridge, IL 60068. For information, 847-640-0566 or