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Linn County News

Published July 13, 2022

Doris L. Lindell, age 90 of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022. Doris was born the daughter of Ross and Audrey Hixson Huckaby on June 25, 1932 in Mound City, Kan. She graduated from Mound City High School. She married Charles Alvin Lindell at Mound City on May 4, 1952, to this union five children were born. 

Over the years, Doris taught Sunday School for 45 years at the Pleasanton Christian Church, grew multiple gardens both vegetable and flower, milked cows, bucket fed calves, raised chickens. She participated in many community ice cream socials and potlucks. Her kids and grandkids loved her Saturday morning waffles; she was the best cook ever making Italian cream cakes. She was a seamstress making kids clothes, dresses, tops and shorts. Doris also was a self made beautician, “famous” for permanents given. Doris loved attending her children’s and grandchildren’s activities whether it was sports or 4-H.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harold Huckaby; a sister, Carol Johnson; and a great-grandson, Oliver. She is survived by her husband of seventy years, Charles Lindell; three daughters, Debra Harkleroad (Marty) and Karen Cobb (David) and Nancy Keeton (Craig); two sons, Dennis Lindell and Brian Lindell (Heather); a sister, Dorothy New (Charles); twelve grandchildren, Sarah and Ashley, Michael, Jennifer, Laura, Amanda, Maria, Christine, Jessica, Craig, Taylor, and Keaton; eleven great-grandchildren, Bryce, Joshua, Lane, Cameron, Abby, Henry, Avery, Levi, Riley, Kate, Grace, and Charlie; and one great-great-grandchild, Tobi.

 Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the chapel. Burial will follow in the Littell Cemetery. 

Memorial Contributions are suggested to the Pleasanton First Christian Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home to Schneider Funeral Home P.O. Box 525 Pleasanton, KS  66075. Online condolences may be left at


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