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Linda Joy Runk

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Linda Joy Runk Obituary
Linda Joy Runk

Lafayette - Linda Joy (Houston) Runk, 75, of Lafayette passed away at 2:03 am on Friday, September 14, 2018 at IU Health Arnett.

She was born January 17, 1943 in Rensselaer to the late Raymond and Louise (Odom) Houston.

After graduating from Francesville High School Linda married John W. Runk on June 24, 1961 in Francesville. He preceded her in death on October 25, 2003.

Linda was a wonderful daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother ("Gigi") who loved spending time with her family. She was a real estate/business owner with her husband John and continued to lead the businesses after John's death. Despite battling many illnesses throughout her life, Linda's bright personality always shined through!

Surviving are her children, Gina Schultz (Dave "Tom") of Lafayette and Jack Runk (Jayne) of Cincinnati, OH; three sisters, Patricia Wendt (Ralph) and Mary Ann Halsema (Larry) both of Lafayette and Brenda Krug of Indianapolis. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Brandy Cox (Joshua), Brittany Schultz, John Runk (fiancé Torrey Leroy) and Zack Runk as well as two great grandchildren, Allee and Cooper Cox.

Friends may call from 5:00 until 8:00 pm on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel 400 Twyckenham Blvd Lafayette, IN 47909. Funeral Services will be held Friday September 21, 2018 at 10:30 am at Grace United Methodist Church, 615 N. 22nd St. Lafayette, IN 47904. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm also on Friday at White Post Cemetery in Medaryville.

Those wishing may contribute in Linda's name to at PO Box 13067, Alexandria VA 22312.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Sept. 16 to Sept. 19, 2018
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