Darrell “Goose” Blint

Darrell Douglas “Goose” Blint, 75, of West Point, died Thursday, January 11, 2024 at his home.  He was born December 17, 1948 in Ft. Madison to Delbert and Hazel Madeline Pickle Blint.  On December 1, 1973 he married Linda M. Gordy in New London.

He was a graduate of Ft. Madison High School, then served in the Army in Germany during the Vietnam war.  He worked as a painter for J.I. Case Company until retiring in 1999.  Darrell enjoyed gardening, fishing and hunting, junk-yarding, and in his retirement years worked for Rick’s Auto Sales.  He was a board member of Burge Cemetery Association.

Survivors include his wife, Linda of West Point; daughter Dellanna (Joel) Tiemeier of Germansville, Pensylvannia; sons Anthony (Angie) Blint of Mt. Pleasant and Nathan Blint of West Point; six grandchildren, Nick (Holly) Blint, Josh Tiemeier, Victoria (Jameson) Skalinski, Abby Blint, Aiden Blint and Lily Blint; one great-granddaughter; and one sister.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Jennifer.

According to his wishes, his body has been cremated and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Elliott Chapel, New London, is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.