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Linda Lucille Staggs

August 3, 1943 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 78)


Linda Staggs, 78, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, Friday, August 20, 2021.

Linda was born to Lucille (Homola) and Herbert Ihrke, August 3, 1943. Following the death of her father, she was adopted by Marvin Schroeder. She graduated from St. Joseph High School. She married Melvin Staggs, and their union was blessed with 3 daughters. Linda worked at various restaurants in DeWitt, and was an original Varsity Drive-In employee. She retired from ITW Signode in 2008.

Linda enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, watching birds, and caring for her pets.

She is survived by her daughters, Christine (Bryan) Muhs of DeWitt, Pamela (Marc) Petersen of Clinton, and Angela (Jeff) Quinn of Durant; grandchildren, Tony (Stephanie) Callahan, Cole Petersen, and Sierra Long; great-grandchildren, Kasey, Dakota, and Cecilia; siblings, Barbara Kramer, and David (Becca) Schroeder; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Doug Schroeder.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Schultz Funeral Home in DeWitt. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 27, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, DeWitt, the Rev. Fr. Stephen Page officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

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August 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Schultz Funeral Homes
722 8th Street
DeWitt, IA 52742

Funeral Service
August 27, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
417 6th Ave
DeWitt, IA 52742

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