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Linda Crocker


Linda Crocker, 74, of Anamosa, formerly of Lisbon, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, at Pinicon Place, Anamosa.
Celebration of Life services will be held on a date to be determined in summer of 2019. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services in Cedar Rapids is caring for Linda and her family.
Survivors include her brothers, David (Linda) Clark and Gordon (Anita) Clark; 19 nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews.
Linda Clark was born Dec. 10, 1944, in Anamosa, to Oliver and Velma (Brannaman) Clark. She graduated with the last class of Martelle High in 1962. She was raised a farm girl and was always a hard worker doing chores and canning with the family, especially sauerkraut. Linda worked as a waitress for Beacon Restaurant in Lisbon, where she met Melvin Crocker. They were married on March 2, 1963, in Iowa City. She later worked as head of housekeeping for Cornell College in Mount Vernon for over 20 years and most recently, at Telecom as an account executive. Linda enjoyed traveling with Mel to Branson on their motorcycles, collecting owl memorabilia and working on projects such as quilting, crocheting and sewing, especially wedding dresses for her nieces. She cherished the time she spent with her family. She also belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star, Malta Chapter 415 OES, Cedar Rapids, Social Order of Beauceant 87 and Daughter of the Nile 68, all in Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Mel; and siblings, Harold Clark, Warren Clark and Annette Main.
Memorials may be directed to the Linda Lou Crocker Legacy Fund.
Please share your support and memories with Linda's family on her tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.
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