Monday, September 25th, 2017
Linda S. French, age 69, of Coldwater, died on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Community Hospital in Coldwater.
She was born October 11, 1947 in Celina to the late Ervin & Mary (Donovan) French.
She is survived by her son, Curtis French of Coldwater; siblings, Connie & Tom Bickar of Celina and Gary & Karen French of Mendon; nieces and nephews, Stacy & Brett McGillvary, Scott & Natalie Thitoff, Heather Bickar, and Holly Bickar; and great-nieces and nephews, Tyler, Dylan, Brandon, Haley, Chance, and Kylee.
She was very active in church work, a former Sunday school teacher, song leader and was known as Mom and Grandma to many. Linda loved to drive, and visited 48 states, meeting many different people and cultures.
She graduated from Celina High School in 1966 and worked for Cooper Farms in St. Henry, Briarwood Manor in Coldwater and the former Huffy Corp, Celina.
Linda enjoyed making people happy and doing things for others, she loved doing special things for people, especially without their knowledge. Linda loved her pets and was an avid fan of the Reds, Bengals and NASCAR.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater with Pastor Tom Bolton officiating. Burial will follow at the Mercer Memory Gardens.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM and Wednesday after 9:30 AM at the funeral home. Linda requests casual attire from all visitors.
Memorials may be made to the Mercer County ASPCA.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.