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“Knew her for a while was very taken with her ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Harry Goldsberry - Cloumbus, OH

“Even though I never actually met Linda K., I feel that I know her thru her sister BJ who is a wonderful friend of mine and mentor. BJ talks so much...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Hester - Knightdale, NC

“Loved Linda!!!! She brought much laughter and happiness as she touched lives in Holmes County. She was one of my most favorite and dependable charge...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Gale Hershberger - Dundee, OH

“I will never forget your witty personality and how you always brought a smile on the donors face! RIP Linda you will be greatly missed! ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sherry Vanderpool - Greenwich, OH

“What an inspiration Linda was to us at Edwin Shaw rehab. She was never without that radiant smile! ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Shirley Kurz - Uniontown, OH

“Sorry Linda... You will be missed! ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Colbow - Loudonville, OH


Linda K. Simmers Age 62, of Berlin, OH passed away Saturday September 13, 2014 in the Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service, Justin T. Rogers Care Center. She was born October 2, 1951 in Canton to Carl H. and Josephine (Barker) Welker. Linda was a 1969 graduate of Canton South High School and a Berlin resident for the past 10 years. She retired from the American Red Cross after 15 years of service and 43 years as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Linda was a friend to all and she never met a stranger. She is preceded in death by her mother, Josephine Welker in 1974. Linda is survived by two sisters, Barbara Jo Welker of Garner, NC, Cheryl A. Deibel and her fiancé, Alton Walker of Terry, MS; her father, Carl H. Welker of Terry, MS; her companion, Gregg Hillyer of Berlin; one niece, Jennifer Deibel; great-nephew, Nicholas Brown; great-niece, Marissa Brown; and her beloved dog, Rosie. In keeping with Linda's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no public services. Donations in Linda's memory may be made to the ALS Foundation at The ALS Association Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, MN 56007. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at www.sandersfuneralhomes.com. Kreighbaum-Sanders 330-484-2525

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