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Linda Jean Mills

November 29, 1944 May 17, 2022
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Linda Jean Mills, 77, of Allendale, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at home surrounded by the love of her family. She was born on November 29, 1944 at home in Allendale, Illinois, the daughter of Harvey and Mary (House) Gard. Linda married Edward Mills on July 14, 1962 and together they enjoyed fifty-nine years of marriage centered on their family.

Linda was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved caring for others and spent several years as a nurse until retirement. She also worked as a cook at the K of C Hall in Mount Carmel where she made many friendships. Linda enjoyed being in her kitchen; cooking and baking for others. She was the happiest when she was together with family having family dinners and cookouts. Linda’s favorite place was being at the beach. She loved to sit on the back deck and listen to the waves, and watch the dolphins. Linda also found peace walking the beach and looking for seashells. Linda will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Linda will be remembered by her loving husband, Ed Mills of Allendale; daughter, Janice Winschief and husband, Kevin; son, Larry Mills and wife, April; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; brother, Gary Gard and wife, Darla; many loved cousins, nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Becky Mills; and brother, Phillip Gard.

A Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21, 2022, Allendale Cemetery with Pastor Kevin McGinnis officiating.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s memory to the Knights of Columbus. Envelopes will be available at the cemetery or can be mailed to Keepes Funeral Home, 1500 North Cherry Street, Mount Carmel, IL 62863.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Linda’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Mills family, please visit www.keepesfuneralhome.com

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Graveside

Saturday

21

May

11:00 AM 5/21/2022 11:00:00 AM
Allendale Cemetery

Allendale, IL
Allendale, IL 62410

Allendale Cemetery
Allendale, IL Allendale 62410 IL
United States

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Allendale Cemetery Final Resting Place

Allendale, IL
Allendale, IL 62410

Allendale, IL Allendale 62410 IL
United States
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