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Linda M (Rowell) Gerst

January 30, 1943 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

Linda M. Gerst, 79, of Mediapolis passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Southeast Iowa Regional Hospice House in West Burlington.  Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022 at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremations of Mediapolis.  Pastor Shane McCampbell will officiate.  Burial will be in Kossuth Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at the funeral home.  A memorial has been established for the Cure Cadasil Foundation in Linda’s name.  Online condolences can by left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com. 

Linda M. Rowell was born on January 30, 1943, in Deer Creek, Illinois, the daughter of Floyd and Louise (Wegman) Rowell.  Linda graduated from Mediapolis High School and worked for 31 years as secretary to the superintendent of the Mediapolis Community School District.  Linda was a member of Harmony Bible Church and enjoyed gardening, flowers, riding her bike and when her children were younger attending their activities.  Her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren.

Linda will be deeply missed by her children, James (JoAnn) Gerst, Jr. of Brownstown, Michigan, Gregory L. (Kathy) Gerst of Mediapolis, Robert F. (Lamae) Gerst of Mt. Pleasant and Jason D. (Jessica) Gerst of Cedar Rapids; daughter-in-law, Debbie Gerst of Mediapolis; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings, Barbara Moser of Morton,Illinois, John (Nelda) Rowell of Tremont, Illinois and Phyllis (David) Walk of Dallas, Texas and nieces and nephews. 

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Thomas P. and Douglas C. Gerst and brother-in-law, Bob Moser. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral Home - Mediapolis
712 Main Street
Mediapolis, IA 52637

Funeral Service
Friday
April 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Snyder and Hollenbaugh Funeral Home - Mediapolis
712 Main Street
Mediapolis, IA 52637

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