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Linda M. Dearduff ByallApril 23, 1944 ~ May 1, 2017 (age 73)
Linda M. Dearduff Byall, age 73, of Roanoke, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017, at 7:30 pm at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She graduated from Roanoke High School in 1962 and worked at American Wire, Rope & Sling. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her grandchildren were the light of her life.
Linda was born April 23, 1944, in Huntington, the daughter of Bernard E. and Madonna G. (Lucas) May. She is survived by 2 sons Tony B. (Erin) Dearduff of Roanoke and Matthew J. Dearduff of Roanoke, a daughter Bridgett K. (Shane) Burkhart of Huntington, 5 grandchildren Jacob Dearduff, Isaac Dearduff, Kaitlyn Burkhart, Sarah Dearduff, and Conner Burkhart, and her first husband and lifelong friend Gary Dearduff of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by 3 sisters Delores D. Ward, Betty Jones, and Gaylan Thiel.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 4 from 3-8 pm at Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes and 12-1 pm Friday May 5 prior to the 1:00 pm Funeral Service at the funeral home with Robert Gonser officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, Roanoke.
Preferred memorials are to Roanoke Fire Department or Sophia Sterling medical fund, c/o Roanoke Memorial Chapel, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, Indiana 46783.