Linda worked for the Murray Ridge School as a teachers aide and was the founder of the Trinity Lutheran Pre-School. She was active in AAUW and Trinity Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. Her interests included camping, hiking, reading, singing in church, swimming, traveling and volunteering.
Survivors include her husband, Dick; daughter, Lissa (Francisco) Lopez of Elyria; son, Wade Lee of Toledo; grandchildren, Paco, Manuel and Maya Lopez; brother, Richard (Gail) Lyndes of Worthington, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Helen (nee Dumke) Lyndes; and sister, Virginia Pippert.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria and at Trinity Lutheran Church, 38307 Royalton Rd., Grafton, Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 10:30 A.M. until time of service at 11 A.M. (please meet at the church). Pastor John Ramsey will officiate. Burial will be in Fields Cemetery, North Ridgeville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Pre-School Endowment Fund, 38307 Royalton Rd., Grafton, OH 44044 or Love Inc. Endowment Fund, 11 West 96th St., Grant, MI 49327.