Linda S. Eby

Linda S. Eby
Nov. 18, 1942-June 12, 2011 
PLYMOUTH — Linda S. Eby, 68, of 10268 Parklane, Plymouth passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 5:55 p.m. unexpectedly at Life Care Center Rochester.
She was born the daughter of Ralph Schaal and Cora Fern Kanarr Schaal Nov. 18, 1942, in Plymouth. She married Jerry Eby Dec. 29, 1963.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry; and children, Lisa (John) Eastes of Reelsville, Patrick (Ruth) Eby of Marion, Patricia (Ron) Voyles of Indianapolis, and William (Judith de Jong) Eby. She was also blessed with nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a sister, Phyllis (Dale) Reaker of Plymouth; and two brothers, Gale Schaal and Donald (Gertrude) Schaal, both of South Bend.
She was preceded in death only by her parents and a brother, Ralph Schaal. 
She had been a resident of the Plymouth area most all her life. She was a homemaker and had been employed as a QMA at Miller’s Merry Manor Nursing Home and at the Plymouth truck top as a custodian. She was a member of the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, a graduate of West High School class of 1961. She was a veteran of the United States Army serving in 1961-62. She enjoyed her grandchildren as one of her greatest hobbies.
There will be a time of visitation with the family Wednesday, June 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
A funeral service will be Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with her son, Rev. Dr. Patrick Eby officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Bourbon.
The family requests memorial contributions are made in her memory to a charity of your choice.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home of Bourbon is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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