Linda K. Keckler

April 22, 1963 - February 25, 2022
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Linda K. Keckler, age 58 of Wapakoneta, passed at 3:05 p.m., Friday, February 25, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born April 22, 1963 in New Rochelle, New York to the late Harold and Beverly DePoy Miller.

Linda was a technician with P & G of Lima. Her life revolved around her family, especially her grandchildren. She was an extraordinary person always being positive and upbeat. Because she was such a positive role model, she was asked to give a speech for the Relay for Life Survivor Dinner. People were drawn to her and found her to be very inspirational. She loved animals, enjoyed gardening, working with flowers and landscaping. Other hobbies included reading, being ornery and entertaining. Linda will be missed but would want everyone to remember the happy times and how she loved life.

She was blessed with her long-time life partner – Eric Tangeman of Wapakoneta; a son – Dustin (Julie) Becker of Wapakoneta; a daughter – Kaylynn (Matt) Renner of Cridersville; 5 grandchildren – Riley, Trevor, Macie, Gavin, and Quinn; a step son – Zach Tangeman of Wapakoneta; a step daughter – Olivia Tangeman of Wapakoneta; 2 brothers and a sister; and her beloved 4 legged companion – Betty that stayed by her side.

A celebration of Linda’s life will begin 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2022 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Jeanette Tangeman will officiate. Burial will follow St. Matthew Cemetery, near Cridersville.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday and from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

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Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Friday, March 4, 2022

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Friday, March 4, 2022

Time: 11:00 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: April 22, 1963
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Mary Rose Wells posted on 2/28/22

My deepest sympathy goes out to all of her family. I had the pleasure of knowing Linda for a long time. I can still hear her saying "Groovy." I will miss her amazing smile and sense of humor and smile. I know you were greeted in Heaven by all the pets you saved and loved! Mary Wells


David & Tamie Drummond posted on 2/26/22

Prayers and condolences to her family. She will be missed.


Tim & Andrea Renner posted on 2/26/22

We feel so blessed to have known Linda. She was such a wonderful lady and an amazing Ganny to Gavin & Quinn. Sending all our love.