Linda I. Vanderwall, 64

Linda I. Vanderwall, 64, of Earl Park passed away Nov. 6, 2016, at Franciscan Health East Hospital with family by her side.

She was born July 5, 1952, in Lafayette.

Preceded her in death are her parents, Vernon and Harriet (McMickillim) Amstutz, and two daughters, Marjorie and Michelle Vanderwall.

Linda is survived by her husband, Randy Vanderwall whom she married on Dec. 29, 1971. She is also survived by her eight children: Angelina (Eric) Brouillette of Oxford, Jason (Annie) Vanderwall of Peoria, Ariz., Stasia (Craig) Matson of Fowler, Jennie (Keith) Jensen of Neosho, Mo., Keil (Tammy) Vanderwall of Swanington, Derek (Faith) Vanderwall of Fowler, Ashley (Joseph) Hopkins of Oxford, and Keishia (Brent) McKillip of Lagro. Also surviving are her siblings: Dwayne (Linda) Amstutz, Dennis Amstutz, Cynthia (Emerson) Nafziger, Theresa (Duane) Hostetler, and Katrina Amstutz.

In 1979, Linda received her associates degree in accounting. In 1990, Linda received her License Practical Nursing Degree from Ivy Tech. In 1993, she attended St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, completing her degree as a Registered Nurse. Linda was a member of the Benton County Emergency Management Team for many years.

During the brighter, and healthier times in her life, people remember Linda as a kind and generous person. She was a great nurse, and even better mother and wife. She enjoyed her children and grandchildren. More recently she took up puzzles and drawing. She loved her family, loved to laugh, and loved Dog-N-Suds.

Visitation and services were Saturday at the Fowler Christian Church Burial was at Fairlawn Cemetery, Kentland. In lieu of flowers, please send donations/contributions to Randy Vanderwall's family for the purpose of easing the impact of any funeral expenses during this time of grief. ( 3189 N. 400 W. , Earl Park, IN 47944-8506 ).


Posted on 2016 Nov 15