Linda Lou Martelli of Indio, California passed away at home on September 16, 2013. She was born to the late Robert and Thelma Martelli in Canton, Ohio on October 10, 1952. Linda was an extremely generous and creative individual. Her caring and thoughtful spirit was apparent to anyone and everyone that knew her. Often she would leave notes of appreciation, love, and support on people's front doors and mailboxes. She enjoyed going to great lengths for her friends and family. Her home was never complete without her animals. Nature was also one of Linda's passions. Things like gardening, hiking, and her love to collect rocks from her trips. Linda was an avid reader and was gifted with the ability to pen the emotions of life's experiences. She is survived by her longtime partner of 30 years, Rick Williams, daughter Roxanne Martelli of Sydney, Australia, former husband Keith Bullard, daughter Kelly Greer (Tony) of Bella Vista, Arkansas and grandchildren Mary Kate and Mason Greer. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Robert & Thelma Martelli and brother, Angelo Martelli. A Celebration of Linda's Life will be held at Desert Christian Academy (Auditorium) on Yucca Lane in Bermuda Dunes, Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 1 p.m. Reception to follow.
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