Linda Sue Selters, 56, of Burlington, died at 10:59 PM Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.
Born January 8, 1961, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Ansel and Patricia Phillips Shannon. She was engaged to Rodney Fugate. He passed on July 21, 2016.
Linda worked as a baker at Hy-vee Bakery for 33 years. She enjoyed her job and loved helping customers.
She was a 1979 graduate of Burlington High School.
Linda was the stereotypical 70's Hippie. She liked astronomy, drawing, and all movies. Linda was always looking at things with a positive attitude. She liked telling jokes and had an unmistakable laugh and infectious smile. She enjoyed animals, particularly dogs and cats, and adopted many pets looking for a forever home. She enjoyed collecting cat figurines, salt and pepper shakers, and shot glasses. Linda also enjoyed crocheting afghans. She was a loving and caring mother and daughter. Linda loved her family and friends, and was always willing to help if she could. She enjoyed life and all the oddity it had to offer. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Survivors include her parents; three sons, Anthony (Stephanie) Selters of Temple, TX, Bryan (Kristina) Selters of Lawrence, KS, and, Garret Selters of Burlington; one step-daughter, April Fugate of Lomax, IL; five grandchildren; one brother, Michael Shannon of Burlington; one niece, Kaitlyn Shannon of Burlington; and one nephew, Bryce Shannon of Burlington.
She is preceded in death by her fiancé, Rodney Fugate, and her grandparents.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home.
The memorial service for Mrs. Selters will be 11:00 AM Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home with Reverend Shane A. McCampbell officiating.
Memorials have been established for the Des Moines County Humane Society and the Hope Haven Crisis House Program. Hope Haven’s Crisis Stabilization Services program offers Crisis Stabilization to individuals who are experiencing significant incapacitating or debilitating disturbances in mood or thought which interferes with activities of daily living to the extent that immediate intervention is necessary. For more information contact Dina Garrison, Crisis Center Stabilization Manager, at (319) 209-2066.
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements.