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Linda R. Flanagare

Obituary for Linda R. Flanagare

July 2, 1945 - October 10, 2017
Aurora, Illinois | Age 72


Linda Ruth (nee Hedrick) Flanagare of Aurora, IL, age 72, died peacefully on Monday, October 9, 2017. Linda was born on July 2, 1945 in Oakdale, TN. She married the love of her life, Bill, in 1963. They then moved to Aurora where they raised two children. Linda was a member of Heart of Worship Church in Aurora where she loved to sing. The lights of her life were the many children she cared for as a home daycare provider for many years.

Survivors include her husband of 54 years, William S. Flanagare, Sr., two children, Kimberly S. (Todd) Bessette and William S. Flanagare, Jr., one sister, Lydia L. (nee Hedrick) Schaibley of Winchester, TN, three grandchildren, Ethan, Shannon, and Rachel, several nieces and nephews, and many good friends.
She is preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Hedrick, two sisters, Ada Jane (nee Hedrick) Strickland and Norma Fay (nee Hedrick) Snyder, and her parents, Huse and Reba (nee Byrd) Hedrick.

Visitation will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 9-11 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 11 A.M. at Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506. Interment will follow at Lincoln Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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