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Linda Gay McKinney Fund

Female 1945 - 2016  (70 years)



Obituary- Fund, Linda

Linda Gay McKinney Fund
Linda Gay McKinney Fund, 70, of Delia, Kansas passed away Monday, April 11, 2016 at her home with her husband by her side after a two year battle with cancer. She was born September 19, 1945, the daughter of Gentry E. and Jeanne Paramore McKinney in San Antonio, Texas.

She graduated from Morningside High School in 1963 in Inglewood, California and Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey, California in 1967. After teaching a year, she moved to Topeka, Kansas in 1968.Gay was united in marriage to Arlie G. Fund on June 3,1972. They shared nearly 44 years of marriage living briefly in Topeka, and 7 years in Auburn, Kansas before moving to a farm near Delia, Kansas in 1982. She taught school at Delia Grade School, Rossville Grade School and Rossville High Schools mostly in Rossville Special Services. She loved her job and gave her all for her students.

She loved her husband, farm home, her children and grandchildren. Her passion was crafts of all kinds but mostly of canning berries, fruits and vegetables. Her pantry was loaded with various jams and jellies. She was an avid photographer for years and had a business of doing weddings and various events.

Her parents preceded her in death.

She is survived by her loving husband Arlie of Delia, three sons: Jeremy (Janette) of Delia, Gentry of Burlingame. Kansas, and Jeffrey (Kim) of Delia; 8 grandchildren: Bailey, Brady, Raygan, Rhys, Lauren, Cassie, Nate and Gabe; one sister, Virginia Sue Ridgway of Linton, Indiana, her step-sister, Pamela Bristol, Pebble Beach, California and step-brother. Dean McKinney of Portland, Oregon.

A celebration of her life was held on April 23,2016 at Circleville Christian Church, Circleville, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice of Topeka, 2231 SW Wanamaker Rd. Suite 202, Topeka, Kansas 66614

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