The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

April 23, 2013

Linda J. Ellrich

The Clinton Herald

---- — Linda J. Ellrich

Sept. 3, 1963 - April 20, 2013

CAMANCHE — Linda J. Ellrich, age 49, of Camanche, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Following the services, cremation rites will be accorded. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Madrid, Iowa at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Linda was born in Iowa City on September 3, 1963, the daughter of Stanley J. and Sharon J. (Dickerson) Risdal.

She graduated from Gilbert High School and attended Iowa Central Community College where she played basketball.

She married Tom Ellrich with whom she had three children. Linda was employed at Iowa State University, Fareway in Boone and most recently at McDonald’s here in Clinton.

She attended Fulton Assembly of God and the Open Bible Fellowship in Morrison. Linda enjoyed her family, flowers, swimming and her pets, especially Shiloh, her dog.

Linda is survived by three children, Ryen Ellrich of Ames, Haylee Ellrich of Iowa City and Ross Ellrich of Olathe, Kansas; two sisters, Christine (David) Reinhart and Beth Risdal (Garry Little) all of Clinton; uncles, aunts, cousins and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Ricky James Risdal and her grandparents.

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Death date: April 20, 2013