EL PASO- Linda Sue Friend, 62, of El Paso, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 4:00 PM on Friday July 13, 2018 at her residence.
Cremation rites have been accorded and her celebration of life and a benefit will be held from 1-7 PM on August 26, 2018 at the VFW Post #6026 in El Paso. Inurnment will be private at a later date. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be given to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Linda was born in Bloomington on November 5, 1955, a daughter to H. Ray and Dorothy W. Geeding Baker. She married Clarence "Ed" Friend Jr. in Minonk on May 9, 1987. He survives.
Also surviving are her son, Jason (Lisa) Schaab, Pekin; daughter, Jada (Brian) Hall, Bushnell, Illinois; grandson, Hunter Hall; 2 sisters, Sandy (Jeff) Slavens, Weston, Illinois, Julie (Floyd) Bomhold, Pekin; and several step-grandchildren and nieces and nephews; and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Dennis Ray Baker.
Linda graduated from Streator High School in 1974.
She belonged to the VFW Women's Auxillary. She was also an avid Cubs fan, bowler and pool player; even having played in the APA Pool tournament in Las Vegas placing 6th.
Celebration of Life
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)
EL Paso VFW Post #6026
99 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738
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