Donald J. Linsenmeyer Jr., 50, home caregiver

February 01, 2003

Donald J. Linsenmeyer Jr., 50, home caregiver

Donald Jerome Linsenmeyer Jr., a home caregiver and volunteer, died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center Jan. 24 after being injured in an automobile accident on Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard. He was 50.

Mr. Linsenmeyer, who was born in Baltimore, spent the remainder of his life in Glen Burnie. He was a 1970 graduate of Andover High School.

In the early 1970s, he worked in the mailroom at The Sun, and later was employed in food preparation for the Marriott Corp. and as a cook at a Roy Rogers restaurant. Since 1997, he had been self-employed as a caregiver.

He volunteered with Pets on Wheels and at Colonial Manor in Linthicum, where he coordinated activities for senior citizens. He also liked entertaining at parties at the North Glen Improvement Association in Glen Burnie.

An accomplished musician, Mr. Linsenmeyer played the clarinet, ukulele, flute, guitar, piano and organ.

Mr. Linsenmeyer was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church.

Services for Mr. Linsenmeyer will be held at 9 a.m. today at Singleton Funeral Home, Second Avenue and Crain Highway.

He is survived by his parents, Donald J. and Lucille G. Linsenmeyer Sr. of Glen Burnie; two brothers, John G. Linsenmeyer of Glen Burnie and Karl J. Linsenmeyer of Ketchum, Idaho; two sisters, Donna M. Beatty of Snow Hill and LuAnn Johnson of Boise, Idaho; several uncles and aunts; two nephews; and four nieces.

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