October 24, 1948 – April 1, 2013
Linda Lea Smith, 64, of Des Moines, Iowa passed away peacefully at home on April 1, 2013.
Linda was born in Fairmont, West Virginia on October 24, 1948 to Chester and Stella Konopko, where she met the love of her life, William Smith of Weston, and they were married September 13, 1980. Linda was a loving military wife, stay at home mother, and dedicated grandmother and great grandmother. Linda loved painting, reading, writing stories and spending time with her family.
Linda will be greatly missed by all. She was a very special lady and was blessed with many friends who were special to her.
Linda is survived by her loving husband, William Smith, daughters, Tina (William) Mathews and Cathy (Tony) Cornell; grandchildren, Karrie (Ceeton) Pfantz, Michael (Chelsea) Mathews, Dairrian Mathews and Christopher Hanson; great grandchildren, Adrian and Kaedence Huffman, Jordan and Madison Mathews and Audrey Hanson; sisters, Jeanne Mahalick and Catherine Cain and brother, Chester Konopko Jr. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Stella Konopko and grandson, Dustin Taylor.
Funeral services will be 2pm, Friday April 5, 2013 at Ford Funeral Home DeGarmo Chapel, 2nd Street, Rivesville, WV. Memorial contributions may be given to the family in loving memory of Linda. Please make checks payable to William Smith.
ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.Information provided by: Iles Funeral Homes Grandview Park Chapel 3211 Hubbell Avenue Des Moines, IA 50317 www.ilesfuneralhomes.com