Born March 19, 1941, in Lansing, Michigan, daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn (Ward) Rose passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at age 78.
Linda loved kids! She volunteered at Sheridan Road School for years and then after her own kids were grown worked as a lunch aide at Gier Park Elementary School. She also worked as a candy striper at St. Lawrence Hospital.
Linda was an avid gardener, especially growing flowers and was an animal lover. She was involved in numerous ADHD groups and was active with many social groups on social media.
Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Paul Tucker; their children, Paul Rodney Tucker, Wayne Allen (Carla) Tucker, Scott Steven (Teresa) Tucker, and Lori (Rob) Cope; grandchildren, Amy, Paul Allen, Sara, Jacob, Matthew, and Jacob; great-grandchildren, Gracie, Jackson, Alana, Kaylynn, Mila, and Michael; brother, Dick (Sissy) Rose; sisters, Kathy Wheeler, Diane (Paul, deceased) Rammacher, and Dawn (Vince) Fortin along with many nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and again on Tuesday for one hour prior to the service.
Those who wish may make memorial contribution, in loving memory of Linda, to the American Cancer Society.