Linda G. Waller

01/02/1943 – 12/31/2019

Obituary for Linda G. Waller

Linda Gail Waller, 76, of Otterville, MO passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, MO. She was born on January 2, 1943 in St. Louis, MO the daughter of Arthur and Minerva (Thompson) Summers, who preceded her in death.

On July 14, 1962 in Syracuse, MO she was united in marriage to John Lawrence Waller, who preceded her in death

Linda graduated in 1961 from Otterville High School and did some studies at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg. In1984, she graduated from State Fair Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in fine art. She was a member of the Sedalia Visual Arts Association, Show-Me Crafters, National Association of Women Business Owners, Parents Without Partners, and the Mad Tatters. She worked for over thirty years at the MO State Fairgrounds, Rival Manufacturing, K-Mart, and she did seamstress work. She enjoyed gardening, caring for her horses and cats and was an avid MIZZOU fan.

Survivors include two daughters, Mariann Hyslop (Richard) of West Plains, MO and Karen Burns of Kansas City, MO; seven step-grandchildren; fifteen step- great grandchildren; and her partner of twenty years, Ernie Kowalski.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Nancy Lavy; two brothers, Thomas and David Summers; one son-in-in law, John Burns.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Monday, January 6, 2020, at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Foundation, in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.



Celebration of Life

01:00 PM – 03:00 PM
Rea Funeral Chapel
1001 S Limit
Sedalia, MO 65301
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I am sorry for your loss. I knew Linda from the art association and from the crafting group. She was always kind. She was supportive and encouraging to me and others. I will miss her.
– Kathryn Marshall
I am so sorry for your loss. She was a nice lady. I remember her from Kmart and I believe she also worked with my mother at the State Fair.
– Dena Fleming

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