Linda Lafern Holly, 67, of Spring Hill, Kan passed away Oct. 9, 2015 at Olathe Hospice House.
Linda was born Aug. 25, 1948 in Shelton, Wash. to Olin Eugene and Mary Alice (Pearson) Utter. She grew up in Exeter, Mo where she was Valedictorian of her 1966 graduation class. Linda moved to KC, Mo in 1967 where she met her future husband, Larry. She married Larry Joe Holly on Aug. 4, 1970 in Miami, Okla. They lived in Greenfield, Mo and later moved to Spring Hill. Linda worked in the accounting department of Johnson County Human Services for 14 years, retiring in 2012. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Spring Hill. Linda enjoyed crocheting and gardening. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Leann Elkins. Linda is survived by Larry, her husband of 45 years; daughters, Lisa Jo and husband Gary
Lee, Sr., Edgerton, Kan. and Leslie and husband Norman Frederick, Vista, Calif; six grandchildren, Joshua, Holly, Sharon, Gary Jr., Amanda and Allyssa; five great grandchildren; brothers, Leroy Utter, Cassville, Mo and Larry Utter, Wheaton, Mo.
Cremation with inurnment at a later date in Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton, Mo. Visitation 6:00 to 8:00 pm Wed., Oct. 14, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, Kan. (913) 856-7111. Memorial contributions may be made to the Spring Hill Church of Christ or Olathe Medical Center Charitable Foundation Hospice House. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.