Linda Shearer, 73, Kewanna, passed away at 4:48 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Born on Jan. 17, 1943 in East Chicago, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Irene Poskus. She was a graduate of East Chicago Washington High School. On Aug. 19, 1961, she married James “Jim” Shearer, he survives.
Linda retired from CVS in Rochester. She was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and the American Legion Ladies Aux. in Rochester. She enjoyed bowling, camping and fishing.
Survivors include her husband: James “Jim” Shearer, Kewanna; sons: Paul (Lisa) Shearer, Fair Oaks; Todd (JoEllen) Shearer, South Carolina; and James Shearer, Rochester; brother: Donnie (Michelle) Poskus, Florida; sister: Dana Todd, Tennessee; grandchildren: Dallas Shearer; Hunter Shearer; Katie (Chris York) Shearer; Todd Shearer; and Nicky (Ethan) Hudson; and great-granddaughter: Harper York.
A Celebration of Life service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 4, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Miller officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel.