Linda Rice

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FORT WAYNE — Linda J. Rice, 66, passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at her home in Fort Wayne, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Kendallville, Ind., Linda graduated from Kendallville High School in 1965.
She was a child care provider in her home for many years and later worked in customer service with Tower Advertising for nine years.
She was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church.
Linda was very active with the Elmhurst Little League from the mid '70s to the mid '90s and also enjoyed playing bingo.
Surviving are her husband, Larry Rice; her mother, Mary Bunn; her sons, Brian Rice, Greg (Foxy) Rice and Chad (Theresa) Rice, all of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Jeffrey (Jamie) Rice of McCordsville, Ind.; her grandchildren, Jeremy, Stefanie, JD, Kailyn, Kayla, Ellie and Greysen; her brothers, Alan Michael Wirick and Charles (Lori) Wirick, both of Fort Wayne, Ind., Richard (Carolyn) Bunn of Wolcottville, Ind., and Jim (Karen) Bradigan of Auburn, Ind.; her sisters, Deanna Gazarek of Fort Wayne, Ind., Ronda (Rocky) Barrand of Fremont, Ind., and Jodi (Marty) Cocke of Defiance, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
Linda was preceded in death by her father, Charles Wirick, and her stepfather, James Bunn.
Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. March 29, 2014, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1500 W. State Blvd., with calling one hour prior to the services.
Calling also Friday, March 28, 2014, from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m., with a family eulogy at 4:30 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Entombment is in Concordia Cemetery Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Fort Wayne Catholic Charities or Cancer Services of NE Indiana or Parkview Hospice.
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Published in KPCNews on Mar. 27, 2014
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