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Obituaries

May 8, 2014

Linda Eads

Services for Linda Eads, 66, who passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Unity Point Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, were held Tuesday, May 6, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Martensdale with burial following in the Wallace Cemetery at Wick, Iowa.

Survivors include her husband, Andrew; children, Tim (Debbie) Eads, Jill (Carolynn) Eads-Lee and Colleen (Jason) Sites; mother, Vi Jessen; brothers, Larry (Alicia) Jessen, Loren (Syl) Jessen, Leon Jessen, Lyle (Linda Martin) Jessen and Lonnie (Diane) Jessen; six grandchildren Moses (Nicki) Castellano, Megan Castellano, Mackenzie Castellano, Colby Eads, Chase Eads, and Cameron Sites; and two great-grandchildren Reagan and Kennedy Castellano; 16 nieces and nephews Lisa (Dale) Knigge, Dan (Tracy) Jessen, Kelly (Kristen Bohn) Jessen, David (Janet) Jessen, Tommy Jessen, Tyler (Mia Fiala) Jessen, Mark Jessen, Adam (Elise Taylor) Jessen, Cory Jessen, Nick Jessen, Becky Jessen, Katelyn Jessen, Scott (Heather) Eads, JoAnn (Ron) Helton, Bryan Eads, Travis Eads, 22 great nieces and nephews, 4 great great nieces. She was preceded in death by her father Franklin and sister Lila Jessen.

Linda was an absolutely beloved wife, daughter, mother, sister, aunt, grandma, and friend to many. She treasured family time above all and spent countless hours organizing reunions, planning special activities, and simply enjoying her loved ones. She had a true gift for bringing family together and is responsible for many of the cherished memories that each of us have with one another. She and Andy loved camping and Linda’s favorite was the Iowa State Fair. She fully embraced everything that the fair and life had to offer, which was a lot! She also loved live music, especially when she could see her favorite, Lynyrd Skynyrd. She was very dearly loved and will be deeply missed. We send her into Heaven’s arms with her signature phrase, “Squeeze, Hug, Love, Love, Love!”

Memorials may be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church in her name. Online condolences may be made at www.overtonfunerals.com.

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