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In Memory of

Linda C. Meinert

October 31, 1942 - October 13, 2016

Obituary


Linda C. Meinert, 73, of Rockford, IL. was welcomed into heaven on Thursday, October 13, 2016 after a long illness. A life well celebrated, Linda was a servant to her family, Journey Church and the Rockford Community. Born October 31, 1942 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, to Homer and Bessie Foster. After retiring from Sundstrand as an accountant, she went on to work for The Greater Rockford Auto Auction. She led by example volunteering at the Literacy Council, Carpenters Place , Don Cater Lanes Children's Bowling Director, and pioneered a Bible study for disabled friends of...

Linda C. Meinert, 73, of Rockford, IL. was welcomed into heaven on Thursday, October 13, 2016 after a long illness. A life well celebrated, Linda was a servant to her family, Journey Church and the Rockford Community. Born October 31, 1942 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, to Homer and Bessie Foster. After retiring from Sundstrand as an accountant, she went on to work for The Greater Rockford Auto Auction. She led by example volunteering at the Literacy Council, Carpenters Place , Don Cater Lanes Children's Bowling Director, and pioneered a Bible study for disabled friends of the Midvale community. Her children grew up in a home filled with love and support. Linda enjoyed all the cherished time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survived by daughters, Linette (Troy) Graulich, Terri Parrish, Kitty (Howard) Kerley, Scottina (Donnie) McElyea; grandchildren, Michael Shook, Jordan Kerley, Chandler Parrish, Aaron Graulich, Isaiah and Kyle McElyea; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Shelia Wright; pet dog, Freddie.

Funeral service celebrating Linda's life will be at 12:00 noon on Sat. Oct. 22 at Journey Church 7825 Forest Hills Rd. Loves Park, IL. Visitation from 10:00 am until noon. Burial following at Sunset Memorial Gardens. To express condolences, visit, www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com