Carolina “Lin” Schachtler
1940 – 2020
CLINTON- Carolina “Lin” Schachtler, 80, of Clinton, wife of the late Fred R. Schachtler, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at the Siegenthaler Center at Hospice & Palliative Care in Clinton.
Lin was born May 30, 1940, in Holland, the daughter of Jan and Gerritje Remmerdina (Backhaus) Lam. She was raised and educated in Holland. On August 5, 1962, Lin married Fred R. Schachtler, sharing a union of 55 years until his passing in 2018. Lin was a member of the Helmuth-Ingalls American Legion Post #232 Ladies Auxiliary, Franklin Springs as well as the Schilling-Burns-Young VFW Post #9591 Ladies Auxiliary, Clinton. She loved traveling, especially her yearly trip back to Holland, and also enjoyed trying her luck from time to time at the casino.
Lin is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Theresa Schachtler, Utica; two granddaughters, Danielle Green (& Rahshad Young), and Nicole Green; a great-granddaughter, Kara Young; a son-in-law, Ken Green, Clinton; two sisters & a brother-in-law: Dina Hulkenburg, Ria and Bonne van der Genugten; one brother and three sisters-in-law, Henk & Ton Lam, Yvonne Lam, Elly Lam; a brother-in-law and his wife, Kurt & Kay Schachtler, Waterville as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she is predeceased by her daughter, Linda (Schachtler) Green; six sisters and their husbands, Griet & Roel van Leeuwen, Ann & Joop van Dierenmen, Wil & Cornelis van der Werf, Door & Jan Steenwijk, Mien & Achelis Pleunis, and Gerda & Jacobus Geitenbeek; and two brothers, Jan Lam and Wim Lam and a brother-in-law, Theo Hulkenburg.
A graveside service and burial will take place on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 10:30 am at Crown Hill Memorial Park, Kirkland.
Those wishing may donate to The Siegethaler Center of Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., in Lin’s memory.
Arrangements are entrusted to R.P. Heintz Funeral Service, Inc., 10 East Park Row, Clinton. Online memorial and guestbook available at www.rpheintzfsi.com.
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