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Linda A. (Baker) Butler

August 14, 1941 ~ March 8, 2022 (age 80)


Linda A. Butler, 80, of Kendallville, passed away on March 8, 2022, at Orchard Pointe in Kendallville. 

She was born in Wolf Lake, on August 14, 1941, to the late Walter and Floeila (Weber) Baker. She spent her formative years in Wolf Lake, graduating from Wolf Lake High School in 1959.

Linda was married to Charles Whittaker in Green Center, on August 15, 1981.

She worked as a Molding Operator for Dana in Churubusco for 16 years.

Linda loved nature and being on the lake. She also had enjoyed spending her days fishing. Linda was baptized in the Living Water Baptist Church in Garrett. After she had moved to the lake, she attended Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

Linda is survived by her husband of 40 years, Charles Whittaker; a daughter, Lorie (Bob) Tipsord; a son, Joseph Butler; two sisters, Lucille Tumlinson and Ann Gaerte; nine grandchildren, Anna (Devon) Fry, Travis Anderson, Melinda Langohr, Christian Tipsord, Stana Butler, Brittany (Tyler) Ernsberger, Jesse Butler, Kanaya Rabbit and Christopher Brendel; 21 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, John Butler and a daughter, Jacquelin Whittaker.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Friday, March 11, 2022, at 12:00 p.m., with calling beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Burial taking place at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

Memorials to the American Heart Association.

Online note to the family at

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Public Viewing
March 11, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
March 11, 2022

12:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
March 11, 2022

Christian Chapel Cemetery
U.S. 33 just West of State Road 9
Merriam, IN 46701


American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago IL 60674
Tel: 1-800-242-8721

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