Linda VanDike, 75, of Centerville, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.
Linda was born Feb. 14, 1939 in Centerville the daughter of Kenneth and Virginia Thomas Cornett. She was a high school graduate and worked as a housekeeper and a waitress for many years at the Pale Moon. She was a member of the Solid Rock Church of God in Centerville. Linda loved to cook and spend time with her family.
Linda is survived by three children, Howard Paxton of Centerville, Ken Paxton of Mt. Pleasant and Michael VanDike of Centerville; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Loretta Allen of Centerville and Christina (Ron) Smith of Des Moines.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Yvonne Paxton; her parents; and a sister, Eloise Stickler.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 at the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory with Pastor Tony Angran officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory. Cremation will be accorded following the funeral service.
A memorial has been established to the family and may be left or mailed to the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 South 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544.
Condolences may be left at www.langefh.com.