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Services Saturday for Linda F. Burbach

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Linda F. Burbach, age 68 of Chesterton, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at the VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso.

She was born on September 5, 1947, in Robbinsville, NC, to father Lee Gladden, who preceded her in death, and her mother, Edith Gladden, who survives in Chesterton.

On April 8, 1967 in Dickeyville, WI, she married Eugene Burbach, who survives in Chesterton. They were married for 48 wonderful years.

Linda is also survived by her children: Lynnette (Jarred) Hayford of Trafalgar, IN, Tammy (Rick) England of Avon, IN, Jeanette (Mike) Borzych of Rolling Prairie, IN, and Jeffrey (Marcela) Burbach of Clinton, IN; her six grandchildren: Jerrick Suiter, Danielle Suiter, Riley England, Sarita Hayford, Ross England, and Carter Borzych; as well as her two brothers Samuel (Billie) Gladden of Hamilton, OH, and Donald (Melody) Gladden of Dekalb, IL.

She was a 1966 graduate of Chesterton High School. Linda was a Master Cosmetologist. She also worked at Westchester Middle School as the Kitchen Supervisor and Head Cook, having obtained several trainings and certifications for her title. Linda took great pride in serving as an Inspector for the local election polls. She enjoyed making and decorating cakes for all occasions for the community and was well known for her baking skills. When her children were young, Linda and Eugene were active in State Park Little League. She enjoyed watching her children and grandchildren play sports and participate in band. Linda was very proud of her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 4 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd Street, Chesterton, IN.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 2 p.m. until time of service, at the funeral home.

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Posted 11/11/2015





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