(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor DeWine has issued the following statement upon the death of Cincinnati businessman Robert Lindner:

"Fran and I were saddened to hear of the death of Robert Lindner. He along with his siblings Carl, Dorothy and Richard built United Dairy Farmers (UDF) from a storefront to one of the largest privately held companies in the Cincinnati region.

"A member of the 'Greatest Generation,' Bob served in the Pacific in World War II, and was a steadfast supporter of the USO.

"In addition, Bob and his wife, Betty, were also generous donors to many Cincinnati-area civic and charitable organizations.

"Fran and I send our condolences to his family and friends."