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Cecilia C. Linberg, 88

Cecilia C. Linberg, 88 passed away into the gates of heaven on February 11, 2013. She was born July 19, 1924 in Breckenridge, Minnesota to John Pelkey and Mary Miller Pelkey. Cecilia grew up in Fargo, North Dakota with her six siblings. She met the paperboy John "Jack" Linberg when she was sixteen. On May 16, 1943 they married on base in Grenada, Mississippi. They were married nearly 69 years when he passed away on May 1, 2012. During the war, she worked as a waitress and at the Hoover Ball Bearing Plant. After the war the Linbergs moved to various states as Jack worked for the FAA. Cecilia enjoyed working at her kid's schools and she also assisted with the Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts. They retired to Lakeview, Arkansas in the late 1970's. She enjoyed crafts, ceramics, camping and being outdoors. She was a life member of the ladies auxiliary Hovel Barnett VFW in Bull Shoals, Arkansas. In 2000 Jack and Cecilia moved to Rogers to be closer to their daughter and her family.

She is survived by her son James Linberg (Kathey) and son Michael; daughter Kathy Linberg Rodgers (Jay) and children Sarah, Scott, Skyler and Spencer.

Memorial services will be Friday; February 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Disciples of Christ, 13th and Oak Street, Rogers. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans. The family would like to acknowledge the exceptional care provide by Circle of Life Hospice. Arrangements by Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th Street, Rogers. Online condolence www.bentoncountyfuneralhome.com

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Feb. 13 to Feb. 14, 2013
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