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Date: 11/24/2017
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Condolences for the Family of
Linda Ford Vermie

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From: Neoma Thomas

Kirk & Families: Linda was a great designer, friend, and colleague at Meredith; I admired her a great deal. I wish her life hadn't been cut short, but so thankful she got to see grandchildren. Our deepest condolences. Phil & Neoma Thomas

9/22/2017 12:15:45 PM


From: Sharyl Heiken

I worked with Linda both at Meredith and later. She was talented, creative, and a joy to work with. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

9/19/2017 4:50:35 PM


From: Connie Reeves Quee

Linda was a beautiful, talented, warm, and friendly classmate of mine at O-M. She was a friend to everyone, always willing to help and to encourage others. Aware of her health struggles, I have prayed for her over the years. I am glad she can now rest in the care of God's hands for eternity. Condolences to her family. Heaven gained a beautiful soul.

9/17/2017 7:01:23 PM


From: Nindy (Moore) Coles

We are so sorry for your loss. Many memories of the Ford family growing up in the Zion area. May you find comfort in these difficult times. God bless.

9/17/2017 2:12:28 PM


From: Susan Boust

Kirk and family, Linda was one of my roommates at Iowa State University from 1968 - 1972. We were a close group, and I have many fond and loving memories of Linda. I am so sorry for your loss.

9/15/2017 12:38:32 PM


From: Steve Kane

Kirk and family, Deepest Condolences, may peace be with you all.

9/15/2017 7:40:56 AM


From: Darrell & Julie Wise

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

9/15/2017 6:42:05 AM


From: Dan :& Sharon McKinney

Our sincere sympathy to Linda's family. We have fond memories of her growing up in the Zion community. A wonderful person from a wonderful family. She'll be greatly missed by all who knew her. Sincerely, Dan & Sharon McKinney

9/14/2017 9:04:24 PM


From: Herb and Donna Vermie

Kirk and family..We are saddened to hear of Linda's passing. She was a sweet and talented lady and will be missed by many. We send loving thoughts and condolences to you and her family. y L

9/14/2017 7:38:40 PM


From: Sandra Metzger

So very sorry for your loss . May you find comfort in your family and friends .

9/14/2017 6:27:47 PM


From: Gary & Judy Davis

What a beautiful tribute to Linda. I wish I had known her better, before she was so ill. We loved being around her here in the Park, such a nice lady. May God Bless you and your family.

9/14/2017 5:51:44 PM


From: Brenda Hanson

Kirk and family I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort in your time of sorrow.

9/14/2017 4:36:44 PM


From: Craig and Nancy Vermie

What a beautiful video tribute to Linda and your love for her.

9/14/2017 4:10:25 PM


From: Janet Markley

Linda will be missed so very much. Rest in peace, Linda.

9/14/2017 4:03:11 PM


From: Dirk & Michelle Ringgenberg

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family.

9/14/2017 2:56:12 PM


From: Ruth Hoing

Sorry for your loss. Prayers that God will comfort you and the family!

9/14/2017 12:39:12 PM


From: Laurie Dickey-McLaon

Thinking of you in ths time of sorrow. She will always be with you in spirit.

9/14/2017 12:38:00 PM


From: Claudia Capps

I'm sorry for your family's loss!

9/13/2017 11:14:15 PM


From: Janice Hann Graham

Kirk and family: Linda is my first cousin. My mom and her dad are siblings. I'm heart broken that she's gone. I will keep my precious memories of all of us as children playing on the farm in my heart forever. Prayers for all of you. Rest in precious peace, Linda

9/13/2017 9:12:41 PM


From: Ruth & Bill Dorn

Bill is a friend of Kirks and a fellow employee of Firestone. Kirk, we both are so sorry for the loss to your family. Bill has been fighting a cancer battle himself this year so we know the stress that can be felt on family and friends. May God give you peace and wonderful memories.

9/13/2017 8:44:31 PM


From: Judy Hann Hubble

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all. May God give you peace and comfort.

9/13/2017 7:22:23 PM


From: June (Victora) Warren

Condolences to the families at the loss of your beloved Linda. May God grant you special comfort and strength.

9/13/2017 4:52:42 PM


From: Bruce and Pat Strong

Kirk and family We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Such a beautiful woman. Such a horrible disease that Linda dealt with. May each of you find some comfort with your memories. God Bless.

9/13/2017 4:11:01 PM


From: Jenny Kaufman

Kirk, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

9/13/2017 2:24:54 PM


From: Bob Daugherty

Kirk, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

9/13/2017 2:23:19 PM


From: Mark and Jan Boyd

Dear Kirk and family, We are very sorry for the tragic loss of Linda. Even though we have only been neighbors for a short while, we remember Linda as a lovely lady and know that she will be greatly missed in your lives.

9/13/2017 2:10:16 PM