Linda L. Anderson, of Independence, IA died Monday, February 18, 2019 surrounded by her family in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Linda was born on March 8, 1951 in Waterloo, IA, the daughter of Romane G. and Frances (Weston) Leet. She attended the Jesup Community Schools and was a 1969 Graduate of Jesup High School. On November 15, 1975 she married James C. Anderson in the Littleton Presbyterian Church in Littleton, IA, and they made their home in Independence, IA. Linda worked as a Cook for the Independence High School for many years, Pries Manufacturing, and later as a salesperson at the Adams Family Furniture Store in Independence, IA.
She enjoyed fishing and spending time with friends during the holidays. Everyone she met, she could turn them into a good friend. She was a member of the Binks Bar Pool League team for many years. She was an animal lover, especially dogs; and donated to many causes for animals. Her family was important to her, and her grandchildren were her world.
Linda is survived by her husband of forty-three years, James Anderson, her children; Jason (Kelly) Anderson, Martell, IA, and Jodi (Justin) Ealy, Cedar Rapids, IA, her four grandchildren; Jaxon Anderson, Cooper Anderson, Lena Ealy, and Mya Ealy, a sister Judy Hassler, Jesup, IA, many nieces and nephews, and loyal dog Lucy.
Linda is preceded in death by her parents Romain and Frances Leet, three sisters; Donna Curry, Patty Millard, and Gloria Gunia, a brother Jack Leet, and Uncle Bob Leet.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1 PM on Friday February 22, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Independence, with Rev. Sarah Rohret officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 AM until 1 PM on Friday.