Linda Anderson

Linda Lee Anderson (Leet)

Thursday, March 8th, 1951 - Monday, February 18th, 2019
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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.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 10:00am - 1:00pm
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm
    First United Methodist Church
    201 4th Ave SE
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  • Service

    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Friday, February 22nd, 2019 1:00pm
    First United Methodist Church
    201 4th Ave SE
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Sarah Rohret


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Dave Larson

Posted at 08:52pm
I enjoyed working with Linda at Adam’s furniture. My sympathy and prayers go out to the family at this difficult time.

Jane Gates

Posted at 07:35pm
Jim nd family, sorry to hear of Linda's passing you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jane (Schultz) Gates

Sheryl Gosse

Posted at 03:59am
Jodi & family: sorry to read this, your mom was always so friendly & jolly, when she came through my lane at Wmt, then I would visit her at Adams 'to shoot the breeze'. She was special to many, cherish the memories and enjoy seeing old friends, family hearing of many memories at her visitation/service. Unable to be present, think of you often and the fun times we had at Wally World! Send me a persnl msg when u can.
Sheryl, former cashier in old store

Craig Smith

Posted at 03:31pm
My sincere sympathies Anderson family

Jenny Meyer

Posted at 01:47pm
Linda was my best friend she was always there for me. ,I am going to miss her. She was one of a kind. Always had a big smile and a bigger heart. She loved her grandchildren. May she rip. Jenny Meyer

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