Linda L. Marschall

April 16, 2014

Linda L. Marschall

Linda Marschall of Otsego, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Alamo Nursing Home.

She was born February 27, 1936 in Muskegon Heights to Sid and Margaret (Easterly) Scott. On September 29, 1956 she married Melvin Marschall in Kalamazoo. Linda enjoyed playing cards, flower gardening, traveling, shopping, sending cards to all of her family and friends, reading and attending book club. For many years she worked the ticket booth at the Allegan County Fair. She was a member of the Alamo Congregational Church. Linda had a big heart having been a foster parent for more than 30 years.

Family was the most important thing to Linda she loved spending time with those she loved.  Surviving are her husband, Mel; her daughter, Diane (Gene) Slater; eight grandchildren, Michael (Jennifer) Slater, Scott (Kim) Slater, Keri (Sean) Newton, Kevin (Laura) Slater, Kristy (Travis) Taylor, Jessica Brady, Cassie Marschall, and Chelsea Marschall; 15 great-grandchildren; her sister, Loretta Scott of Muskegon Heights; and many extended family members.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Sid Scott and Margaret Hopkins; her son Chris in 1977; her 6 siblings, Lorraine Douglas, Leda Ladd, Lillian Knowles, Laverne Scott, Linwood “Boomer” Scott and Lois Traxler.

Friends may visit with her family from  2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, and from 1:00 P.M. to the time of the funeral service at 2:00 P.M. on Friday at the Alamo Congregational Church with  Pastor Don Boss officiating. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Linda may be made to Alamo Congregational Church or Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

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