LINDA RILEY, 60, of New Haven, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014. She was born Sept. 19, 1953 a daughter of the late Donald and Dorothy (Kem-erley) Riley of Payne Ohio. Linda graduated from Payne High School in 1971 and Bowling Green State University in 1975. She was employed by North America Van Lines in 1976 and worked as a Military Move Counselor for Sirva until her battle with Melanoma forced her to leave in 2010. She was a member of Saint Jacobs United Church of Christ in Payne, Ohio, American Legion Ladies Auxillary Post 297 Payne, Ohio and a Life member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 857 in Fort Wayne, Ind. Surviving are her sister, Donna (Steven) Crance of Fort Wayne; stepnieces, Stephanie Kerschner (Tom Patrick) and her children Lauren and Ryan of Columbia City, Stacy (Mark) Butler and their children Evan, Kristen, Collin and Olivia, of Fort Wayne; special cousins, Janice Woodard and Charlene (Michael) Fromholt of New Haven, Ind. and Ray (Nancy) Speice of Payne, Ohio. In honor of Linda's wishes there will be no visitation or service. Burial in Lehman Cemetary, Payne, Ohio at a later date. "A very special thank you to Parkview Hospice and their staff for the care and kindness shown to Linda and her family." Memorial donations may be made to Parkview Hospice, Cancer Services of NE Indiana or donor's choice. Arrangements by Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society.


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 23, 2014