Linda Burklo age 66, of Lima went home to be with her Lord and Savior 5:39 p.m., Saturday, November 13, 2021 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. Linda was born to the union of Ed & Louise (West) Edwards on November 24, 1954. She married John Burklo November 14, 1991 and he survives in Lima.
Linda graduated from Elida High School, Lima Tech and Kaplan University with her BSN. She had her own home health company, Burklo Home. She loved to travel and eat out. Spending time with her family was a priority and Christmas was her favorite time of year. Linda was a woman of God and loved church.
Additional survivors include children: Melissa (John) McNeal, Chad (Teresa) Massie, Christy Massie, stepdaughter: Kimberly (Jason) Blair; 10 grandchildren: Dustin Thatcher, Christian Hofferbert, Kaylee, Dakota, Tyler, Patrick and Victoria Schweitzer, Abigail Blair, and Chloe and Tytus Massie; and sister Sue (Steve) Shafer.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Bill and Denny Andrews
The family will receive friends Wednesday, 10 to noon at Shawnee Alliance Church. The funeral service will follow at noon with Pastor Kris Browning officiating.
Online condolences may be shared at BayliffAndSon.com. Memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes or American Heart Associations.