CRYSTAL LAKE – Linda R. Wrighton, 66, of Crystal Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. She was born Feb. 19, 1946, in South Haven, Mich.
She married Thomas Wrighton on Sept. 18, 1971, in Jefferson Park, Ill.
Linda was the oldest of eight children and was very family oriented.
She was a talented seamstress and enjoyed crafts of all kinds, including beading, sewing and ceramics. She was a very generous and loving person with a great sense of humor and a fantastic cook.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; children, Monica (Ron) Juarez, Kristy (Jeff) Iversen, Edward (Shara Johnson) and Charles (Nicole Lecuyer); grandchildren, Ayla, Mark, Samantha, Madeline, Elizabeth and Alicia; and brothers and sisters, Dinah, Bob, Joan, Barb and Mike.
She enjoyed her best friends, Spike, Toby and Tigger.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Beulah Mae; sister, Pat; and brother, Jim.
A celebration of life will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. A service will be at 7 p.m.
Cremation rites will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Angels' Wings Pet Adoption Center, 5186 Northwest Highway, No. 133, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
For online condolences, visit www.querhammerandflagg.com.