Linda L. Kromm — August 22, 1947 – December 20, 2018

Linda L. Kromm, age 71, of Shannon, IL passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at home. She was born on August 22, 1947 in Freeport to the late Duane and Marion (Shore) Winters. Linda married Dean Kromm on March 4, 1967 at Bethel UMC in Shannon. Dean passed away on February 13, 2003.

Linda graduated from Shannon High School in 1965. She was a lifelong member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Shannon where she was very active. She farmed alongside her husband and volunteered with the Shannon Lions Club and Shannon Legion Auxiliary. Linda was very giving and supportive of her local community. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, baking, games, concerts, and spending time with her family and friends. Linda loved her grandchildren and would often take them to movies and out for ice cream.

She is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Tammy) Kromm of Freeport, IL; her daughter, Karla (Dan) Laverty of Naperville, IL; her grandchildren, Madison Laverty, Isabel Laverty, Payton Laverty, Kiersten Kromm, and Cullen Kromm; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, December 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethel UMC in Shannon. There will be a visitation on Sunday, December 23, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. also at Bethel UMC in Shannon. Interment will take place at Brethren Cemetery in Shannon. A memorial fund has been established.

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