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Linda L. (Stahl) Sidle

October 7, 1944 ~ September 6, 2018 (age 73)

Linda L. Sidle, 73, of Van Wert, moved to her heavenly home, September 6, 2018.  She was born on October 7, 1944 in Van Wert to the late John and Edythe (Glenn) Stahl.  On July 29, 1967 she married Loren L. Sidle and he survives in Van Wert.

She is also survived by her two children, Laura (Mike) Green and Larry Sidle, both of Van Wert; grandchildren, Alex Chorvas, Brendan Bergman, Bailey Bergman, Brittany Bergman, Caden Green, and Dominick Mergy; great grandchildren, Ava, Loralie, Ashton, and Zoey; a sister, Ruth (Harold) Williams of Oakwood, Ohio; and a sister-in-law, Helen Stahl of Fort Myers, Florida.

Linda retired from Central Insurance Company in Van Wert after 36 years of service.  She was a very active member, Sunday school teacher, piano player and past choir director of Wesley United Methodist Church in Van Wert.  Linda cherished volunteering with children through the Cross Over The Hill program and loved playing cards with her friends.  In her own words, she felt blessed with a wonderful and supportive family, loyal friends and a loving church.  She would want to remind everyone if you put God first in your life, everything else will fall into place.

In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Agler-Sidle; brothers, William and Robert Stahl; and a sister, Margaret Craft.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Van Wert with Rev. Seeyong Lee and Rev. Josh Tissot officiating.

Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 PM on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Van Wert.

Preferred memorials may be directed to Cross Over The Hill of Van Wert.

Arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert.  Online condolences may be expressed at:

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