Age 63, of Lansing, Michigan, passed away July 1, 2015, at home in Lansing, MI. She was born October 4, 1951, daughter of Lorraine and James Olger. Linda was the oldest of three children, and her younger siblings are Kathy Perkins and Jim Olger. She graduated from O’Rafferty High School in 1969.
Fred and Linda were married on July 30, 1971. They have three children: Amy Leigh, Katie Lynn, and Brian James. Amy Johnson lives in Asheville, NC with her husband Eric and their two children, Conley and Ava. Katie Briggs lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband Lee. Brian Anderson lives in Chicago, IL with his wife Charlyn.
Fred and Linda met while working at the Capitol. Fred and Linda lived in Lansing while raising their children. After retirement, they bought a house in Traverse City where they spent long weeks enjoying friends, wineries, and restaurants. Linda’s hobbies included spending time with family, puzzles, and traveling.
The funeral service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 5, 2015, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until service time, and again following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society in memory of Linda Anderson. Online condolences may be left for her family at www.EstesLeadley.com.