Linda D. Faust
1952 - 2021

Linda D. Faust

April 1, 1952-January 12, 2021

INDEPENDENCE-Linda D. Faust, 68, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo after a lengthy battle with cancer.

She was born April 1, 1952, in Waterloo, Iowa, the daughter of Richard P. and Alice McKean Flickinger. She graduated from Cedar Falls High School in 1970 and received her Respiratory Therapy degree from Hawkeye Community College. Linda married Steven M. Faust August 12, 1989 in Strawberry Point, IA. She retired from the Buchanan County Health Center after 29 years as head of the Respiratory Therapy Department. Linda took great pride in her gardening and sewing. She was a talented musician who loved to sing, play the guitar, and piano. She also enjoyed fishing, camping, golfing, and spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Steve of Independence; two daughters, Kim (Steve) DeZiel of Blaine, MN and Angi (Chris) Hartman of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren, Carter and Grayson Hartman and Alexa DeZiel; and two sisters, Ruth VerHoef of Bastrop, TX and Kathy (Gary) Myers of Waterloo. Preceded in death by her parents and sister, Shirley Caley.

A Celebration of Life with inurnment at Fairview Cemetery in Cedar Falls will occur at a later date TBD. Memorial contributions may be directed to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Online condolences may be left at:

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Published by Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier on Jan. 24, 2021.
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We love you Steve n family .We love my parents Kathy Gary . Also Kim Angi n your families . Love to Ruth n her family too. We miss Linda so many memories. Funny ones sad n just cherished times . She was strong n fought hard .. never forget our wedding her beautiful voice her telling me kind words . My parents wedding anniversary party Linda n Steve came m helped us finish getting ready. Again her calmness n hugs cherished . Memories from my younger years . I know she is missed by many n never forgotten.Take one day at a time keep going . I have listened to more music. She truly is every sunny day n sun set night . The bright stars n moon . She was the one I knew would have share a laugh with us .we had many. Never forgotten n loved forever . We will see her again . I feel peace as I know her pain is gone .she is fishing somewhere . Singing with grandma and grandpa n family . Smiling down at you all. Very proud .
Michelle Duane Kelsey fosse
January 24, 2021
I knew Linda for short time while I worked at BCHC back in 2009. She was wonderful, caring lady. She will be missed by many who loved her. Prayers
Dixie Hansen
January 23, 2021