Linda passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022 at her home in West Olive.
She was born December 19, 1945 in Otsego, the daughter of Richard and Naila (Sherwood) Watson. Linda moved to Holland in 1973 and operated Linda’s Daycare out of her home for 25 years. She then moved to their cottage in Grand Junction and finally to West Olive in 2019.
Linda loved wildflowers and enjoyed taking drives looking for different kinds of flowers. While raising her children she had been a Cub Scout and Campfire leader, a lunch lady and neighborhood mom. In her spare time she liked doing arts and crafts, taking trips to the casino and most of all spoiling her grandchildren. On November 27, 1965 at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Otsego, she married Joseph Wahmhoff Sr. who survives.
Also surviving are her children, Angela Herring of West Olive, Joe Jr. (Michelle) Wahmhoff of Allendale and Richard (Melissa) Wahmhoff of Holland; 8 grandchildren, Sarah (Joshua) Walrath, Emily Herring, Nicole (Collin) Shamus, Avery Eddinger, Alex Wenger, Jacob Wahmhoff, Katie Wahmhoff and Hannah Wahmhoff; 1 great-granddaughter, Aria Silguero-Wahmhoff; siblings, Ron Watson, John (Claudia) Watson and Debra (Ernie) Miller along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and son-in-law, James Herring.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
Friends may visit with Linda’s family from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, Monday, August 29, 2022, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego.
A memorial mass will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at St. Margaret Catholic Church with Rev. Fr. Simon Manjooran officiating.
Burial will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery at a later time.
Contributions in memory of Linda may be made to Hospice of Holland.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.