Mrs. Linda Laumbattus Leemon of Wellington, Florida died March 9th, 2013 after suffering a stroke. She was born in Macomb, IL on Feb 18, 1949 the 1st of three children of Emmett E. Laumbattus and Winona Schott Laumbattus. She was the beloved wife of Charles L. Leemon and devoted mother of Edward (Ted) C. Leemon. She is survived by her husband, her mother and father; her sister, Kimberly Wilson and nieces and nephews, Adam Wilson, Rocio Silva-Wilson, Ashley Wilson, Kathryn, Nikki, Sam, Jacqlyn, Logan, Briar Laumbattus, Morgan Reid and four great nephews, Russell, Patrick, Mason and Carter. Linda was preceded in death by her son Edward (Ted) C. Leemon and her brother, Jeffrey Laumbattus.
Linda graduated in 1967 from Marissa Township High School and attended Western Illinois University and the University of Mississippi. She worked alongside her husband in the family’s hotel business operating hotels in Illinois, Missouri and Florida. She was a member of various organizations and clubs, including: The Wellington Art Society and past president of the Wellington Garden Club Society.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name may be made to The Marissa Methodist Church, Shands Medical Center at the University of Florida, or the M. Alberta Hamilton Charitable Trust.
Visitation: Friends may call at First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL on Monday, March 18, 2013 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: A memorial service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 11:00am with Rev. Rebecca Williams officiating.