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|Linda Lou Scott Sherman
March 27, 1954 – January 5, 2016
|Linda L. Sherman, 61, of Atkins, Iowa, and formerly of Wyoming, Iowa and Kent, Washington, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
A memorial gathering of family and friends celebrating Linda’s life will be held from 2 to 4 P.M. on Monday, January 11, 2016, from the Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. A private graveside service and burial will be held prior to the gathering from the Pence Cemetery, rural Baldwin, Iowa.
Linda Lou Scott was born on March 27, 1954 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Billy and Delta (Breeden) Scott. She grew up on farm outside of Monmouth and graduated from Midland High School in 1972. She then attended Mount St. Claire College in Clinton and later Marycrest College in Davenport. She married Rodney Sherman in 1975 in Calamus, Iowa and to this union one child was born, Scott.
Linda had worked in the container and packaging industry most of her life. She started out with Rycus Container in Rock Island doing office work, and then moved to Berlin Packaging in Illinois. In 1990, she moved to Washington where she worked for Richards Packaging for twenty-three years as regional branch manager. She retired and returned home to Iowa in 2013.
Linda was a collector who enjoyed antiques, quilts and was an avid Chicago Bears fan.
Those left to honor Linda’s memory include her son, Scott Sherman of Kent, Washington; a brother, Harold (Cheryl) Scott of Fairfax, Iowa; a sister, Denise (Omer) Wehr of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; step-brothers Charles (Pauline) Kikuts of North Liberty, Iowa, and Karl (Aren) Kikuts of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a step-sister, Rebecca (Matthew) Jedrasko of Anchorage, Alaska; and her special friend, Rodney Sherman of Kent, Washington. She as preceded in death by her parents Billy and Delta Scott, her step-mother Sue Kikuts Scott, a sister Candy Scott, and a nephew Samuel Kikuts.
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