Linda L. Gronewold

LANARK – Linda Lou Gronewold, 71, of Lanark, passed away Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, peacefully, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born April 11, 1946, in Freeport, the daughter of Ernest and Alma (Bennehoff) Miller. Linda graduated in 1964 from Lanark High School. On Feb. 27, 1981, she married Ronnie Gronewold. Linda was an accountant and insurance agent for Flickinger Insurance, and later Gronewold Insurance Agency, for more than 50 years. Linda worked for Rock Creek-Lima Township for more than 15 years. Linda enjoyed flower gardening and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.

Linda is survived by her two children, Angie (Judd) Miller and Andrew (Ashley) Gronewold; eight grandchildren, Annika, Konner, Trey, and Austin Wilson, Kodi Miller, and Weston, Colton, and Diem Gronewold; two stepdaughters, Patty (Jim) Rabideau and Cathy (Dale) Mansfield; seven step-granddaughters; brothers, Wayne (Jo) Miller and Darrold Miller; sister, Judith (Fred) Thompson; special friend, Dan Sweitzer; and her best friend, puppy dog Teeka.

Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Gronewold; parents, Ernest and Alma Miller; and sisters, Nola Lomax, Janice Stees, Merdie Rugland, and Barbie Miller.

At Linda's request, cremation rites have been accorded, and there will be no funeral. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Russell-Frank Funeral Home in Lanark.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Linda’s name at Exchange State Bank in Lanark.

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