Linda L. Bryant
1949 - 2021
Linda L. (Gilbertson) Bryant

Born: July 5, 1949; Sandwich

Died: March 24, 2021; Granville

GRANVILLE – Linda L. Bryant, 71, of Granville, passed away on March 24, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the Mueller Funeral Home, Peru.

Linda was born on July 5, 1949 in Sandwich to Ralph and Ione (Clemens) Gilbertson. She married Edward C. Bryant on February 7, 1970. Linda worked for the United States Postal Service until retirement in October of 2019. She liked to read and enjoyed gardening and sharing what she grew with family and friends. Her greatest joy in life was raising her family and she will always be remembered for her generous heart.

Survivors include her four children, Jason (Tina) Bryant, Jennifer Smith, Jina (Fransico) Ramirez and Joshua (Amy Smick) Bryant; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Christine Gilbertson and Tina Bretz; three brothers, Ralph Gilbertson, Jr., Everett Gilbertson and Dale Gilbertson; her sister-in-law, Marlene Stevenson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward and one sister, Sue Shipp.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Granville Branch of the Putnam County Library, 214 S. McCoy St., Granville, IL 61326.

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Published by Putnam County Record on Mar. 31, 2021.
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April 15, 2021