Linda Kay Schomber, nee Brough, 67, of Belleville, Ill., born June 14, 1949, in Belleville, Ill., passed away, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill., surrounded by family.
Linda was a parishioner at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill. She was proud to be a member of the 1967 graduating class of the Academy of Notre Dame. She was very active with the Girl Scouts of America and received her 50 year pin. She dedicated much of her time to volunteering and helping those who were less fortunate or in need of help. She participated in walks and fundraisers for the
and spent time helping our veterans at the Missouri Veterans Home and Jefferson Barracks. She was also past president of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1739 in Belleville and an election judge. She enjoyed scrapbooking and playing bingo; but most of all, she enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, who will truly be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Niki, nee Schlich, Brough; and a granddaughter, Madison Kolle.
Surviving to cherish her memory are her husband, Daniel "Dan" Schomber of Belleville, Ill.; her daughters, Michelle (Ash) Holland of Redondo Beach, Calif., Rebecca (John Squire) Kolle of Round Lake Park, Ill., and Cheri (Jason) Whiteside, of Belleville, Ill.; her grandchildren, Sara, Brynn, Logan, Payton, Landen, Preston, Kylie, Preston, and Colton; her siblings, Marcia Johnston, Norman "Bill" (Susan) Brough, Jon (Wendy) Brough, Diana Lugge, Steven Brough, and Ronda Brough; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorials are appreciated to the
. Condolences may also be expressed online at www.lakeivewfuneralhm.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at the church with Monsignor William McGhee officiating. Interment will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
VALHALLA GAERDNER HOLTEN FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 10, 2016