Linda Osborn Kupris passed away on Nov. 17, 2012 at La Via Memory Care Center, Green Valley, Ariz. Her death was due to complications of Alzheimer's and kidney failure.

Born May 23, 1940, in Lime Springs, Iowa to Doctor Lowell A. Osborn and Dorothy Lucille Clemmer.

Graduated from Hampton, Iowa Public School in 1958 and from the University of Iowa, Iowa City in 1962 with a degree in Home Economics, a member of Chi Omega Sorority.

Jerry and Linda were married on June 12, 1960, and lived throughout Iowa during their marriage. In July 2004, they moved to Green Valley.

Survived by her husband, Jerry Kupris; four children, Kristin, Timothy, Anthony and Blaine; and nine grandchildren. Linda was a great wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was also a teacher and business owner.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at the Green Valley Community Church. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to or or Kidney Foundation.

Published in Green Valley News & Sun on Nov. 30, 2012