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Longtime Traveling Salesman Bob Lindahl Dies at 84

MajorsNov 08, 2022

Longtime Traveling Salesman Bob Lindahl Dies at 84

Lindahl represented many brands during his 40 years in the industry, including A.F. Greenwood and William Kuhn.

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Robert “Bob” Lindahl, a traveling jewelry salesman for more than 40 years, died earlier this fall at age 84. He is survived by his wife Susan, three children, and five grandchildren.
Fort Myers, Fla.—Robert “Bob” Lindahl, a well-known traveling salesman in the jewelry industry, died Sept. 27.

He was 84.

Born March 1, 1938, Lindahl’s career spanned more than 40 years.

He crisscrossed the country selling for a number of brands including Kansas City, Missouri-based diamond company C.A. Kiger; Newark, New Jersey-based Erwin Reu Co.; Chicago manufacturing firm Ira M. Ogush Ltd.; Wally Anderson in Oregon; and New York City-based wholesaler A.F. Greenwood Co. Inc., as well as Skalet and William Kuhn.

Lindahl eventually moved to Florida full-time. He passed away in Fort Myers.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Susan; three children from a previous marriage, Brent, Jason and Mary; and five grandchildren.

A celebration of life took place Nov. 5.

A video remembering Lindahl as well as a tribute wall are available on the website of the Harvey-Engelhardt funeral home. 
Michelle Graffis the editor-in-chief at National Jeweler, directing the publication’s coverage both online and in print.

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