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Linda Gail Anderson
1950 - 2014
Linda Gail Anderson, 64, of Kenosha, passed away peacefully, following a courageous battle with cancer, Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the Hospice House.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1950, to the late Bruce W. and Lorraine I. (Malsack) Anderson in Kenosha. She was educated in the schools of Kenosha, graduating from Tremper High School in 1968. She went to UW Parkside and graduated in 1972. She then went to UW Milwaukee and graduated with a degree in Library Science and Information in 1975.
Linda started working at the library in September of 1964. She worked as a librarian and was head of the Kenosha Public Library Circulation. Linda retired in 2013 after working for 49 years.
Linda was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Linda was a longtime member of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society, being a past president, a member of WLA, ALA, Kenosha Area Librarians and a Friend of the Kenosha Museums.
Linda enjoyed embroidery, crocheting, the theater, orchestras, classical music, traveling and played the violin. Linda loved reading and was influential throughout the community with the library. She enjoyed reading to the children and having story hours. She touched many familys lives through her gift of reading. Lindas favorite time of the year was winter, she loved Christmas and she loved the snow!
Linda is survived by her loving brothers William P. (Brenda) Anderson of Belvidere, Ill., and Bruce (Darlene) Anderson of Eagle River, her dear friend Betsy Brown of Kenosha and many other relatives and friends.
Her parents preceded her in death.
Funeral Services for Linda will be held on Saturday, July 26, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church (919 60th Street). Interment will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church (919 60th Street) and again on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.
Linda would like to give heart felt thanks to her brother Bill and wife Brenda, her brother Bruce and wife Darlene, her dear friend Betsy, her cousins Carol Mosey, Jane Moddes, Diane Pynaker, Nathaniel Moddes, Lauren Hanson, Amy Carravetta, her good friend Lynell Tyson, Pastor Tim Berlew and Pastor Judith Christopher, Dr. David Knight and his staff, the nurses and receptionists at the Cancer Center at St. Catherines Hospital and Hospice Alliance and the staff at the Hospice House for the compassionate support and love given over the past months. Linda would also like to say thank you to anyone else that has walked this journey with me!
Bruch Funeral Home
3503 Roosevelt Road
Kenosha, WI 53142
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Bruch Funeral Home
3503 Roosevelt Rd
Kenosha, WI 53140
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on July 23, 2014