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Linda Anderson

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Born in : New Hampton IA Resided in : Lawler IA Linda K. Anderson, age 78, of Lawler, IA passed away on March 8, 2023 at Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, IA with her family by her side. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at Congregational United Church of Christ in New Hampton, IA with Hugh Macintosh officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton and will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday. Online condolences may be left at www.conwaymarkham.com. Memorials may be directed to the family. Linda Kay was born April 12, 1944, the daughter of Glenn and MylaMae (Henderson) Moetsch in New Hampton, IA. She attended and graduated from New Hampton High School. After completing her education, Linda worked in the engineering department at Oliver Manufacturing in Charles City, IA. In 1963, Linda began her work in the State Farm Claims office in New Hampton from 1963 until her marriage to Roger Anderson on September 27, 1969, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Linda welcomed Roger's son, Scott and together they welcomed their two children, David and Leslie. They made their home on a farm north of Lawler where they farmed together and raised their family. They later divorced but remained close friends. In 1991, Linda began working for Mashek Insurance/Insurance Associates in Lawler. She proudly worked alongside John Cuvelier and Bob Vrzak until her retirement in 2018. Linda wasn't one to sit still and even filled in at work throughout her retirement. Linda was an active member of the Lawler community. She was a founding member of the Turkey Valley Education Foundation and served on the board until 2020. During her children's time in school, she was a member of the Turkey Valley Music and Athletic Boosters Clubs. Not only was education important to Linda, but so was the city of Lawler as she also served as Mayor for many years. She was also a member of Congregational United Church of Christ in New Hampton. Linda enjoyed watching the Decorah Eagle Cam and sewing. She truly loved sharing her time with many through volunteering efforts for several organizations. Her family was her pride and joy and Linda delighted in spending time with her grandchildren. Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Scott (Doris) Anderson of Lawler, David (Maureen Stockman and her daughter, Grace) Anderson of Decorah, IA and Leslie (Joe) Raymond of Lawler; her grandchildren, Beth, Nathan, Luke, and Annie; her great grandchildren, Grant and Bodie; and several nieces, nephews and extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and close friend and ex-husband, Roger Anderson. Services Visitation: March 14, 2023 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Conway-Markham Funeral Home - New Hampton 115 N. Broadway Ave. New Hampton, IA 50659 (641) 394-4331 www.conway-markhamfh.tributecenteronline.com Visitation: March 15, 2023 9:30 am - 10:30 am Congregational United Church of Christ 4 East Court St. New Hampton, IA 50659 (641) 394-2247 Service: March 15, 2023 10:30 am Congregational United Church of Christ 4 East Court St. New Hampton, IA 50659 (641) 394-2247

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  1. So sorry Leslie to hear of your mothers passing. Please pass my sympathy along to the rest of the family. Your mother was a special woman.

  2. Leslie and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. She will be missed by many of us. I will miss her sense of humor and her sterness when we were talking too much at our council meetings, and shed tell us to shut up because were going to get things done within an hour.

  3. We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mom, Leslie. She was such a special lady and she will be greatly missed. Thinking of you!

  4. Leslie and family, your mom was a very strong lady. Lot of us new comes to the church kinda look up to her. She stood her grounds. Which is a good thing. Prayers and hugs to all of your family.

  5. To all of Lindas family, I extend my sincere sympathy. She spent a lot of time with my parents, Maurie and Marilyn Randall. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. The entire community will miss her. A special lady indeed. So very sorry for your loss.

  7. My sincerest sympathy to all. I have many memories from way back. I am out of town but will be thinking of you all. Sending hugs &’prayers. Muriel Meyer

  8. My deepest sympathy. I always enjoyed visiting and working with her. She had the best interest for the community of Lawler in mind and heart.

  9. Dave and Leslie Sincere sympathy on the passing of your Mother. We enjoyed visiting with her at T.V. activities and also the insurance office, Cherish your many great memories.

  10. Dave & family, Our sympathies from our family to yours. We will try to make the wake tonight. We have a college visit with Abbey today so not sure if time will allow. If not please know our thoughts are with you.

  11. To my “Lawler crew” members that is how I label the file into which all Lindas e-mails have gone. All the news fit to print-and some that we wouldnt share with anyone else-sits there as we shared it over the years. She would write to see if I were getting the storms which you had about 1-12 days before me; we would also share the stormy points in our lives, the joys, the FUNNY things, the pet stories, the family news. She did her best to keep me up to speed with the lives of those whom she-and I-hold dear. Know that I am with you in my heart today as you celebrate a woman who made all our lives better in the long run, whom we will miss dreadfully in our day-to-day lives, whose memory will fill us with joy and-oh, yes!-laughter as we try to figure out what our lives will be without her on the other end of a phone call or visiting by the cozy fire in her living room. For me, Ill pretend that we are at Poor Richards, with a pizza and beer, laughing uproariously over one story or another. With all my love, Carol

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