Printy Funeral Home obituary – Linda N. Schrader, 76, Hamilton, Ill.

Linda N. Schrader, 76, of Hamilton, passed away at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria on Thursday, December 19, 2019.


Linda was born September 12, 1943, the daughter of Leo and Dorothe (Cooper) Kirchner in Ft. Madison, Iowa. She graduated from Ft. Madison High School in 1961. On August 10, 1963, she was united in marriage to Larry Schrader at St. John’s Church of Christ in Ft. Madison, Iowa. Linda was a long-time member of the Evangelical Free Church in Keokuk and was currently serving as a Deaconess. She enjoyed shopping, attending reunion events with classmates and traveling.

Linda is survived by three children, Lisa (Cary) Gray of Hamilton, Lamar (Dana) Schrader of Austin, Texas and Lori Schrader of Franklin, Tennessee; grandchildren, Lindsey (David) Henson, Courtney (Brad) Newcomer, Caleb (Jenny) Gray, Logan (fiancé, Rebecca) Gray and Sydney Schrader; great grandchildren, Graydon and Emma Henson, Liam and Fiona Gray and Avery and Abernathy Newcomer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Larry in 2013; and a brother, Ronald Kirchner.

Funeral services were held Monday morning, December 23, 2019 at the Evangelical Free Church in Keokuk with burial to follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Hamilton.  Visitation was held Sunday at the Evangelical Free Church in Keokuk.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Young Life, Austin-West (TX-399) or Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Nauvoo, Illinois or the Troy Gentry Foundation.  Printy Funeral Home of Hamilton is in charge of arrangements.

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