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Linda Lou Leo

January 3, 1948 November 6, 2019
Linda Lou Leo
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Linda Lou Leo, 71, daughter of Lestell & Mildred (Swearingen) Rutter, was born January 3, 1948 in Ames, Iowa. She passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at her home.
Linda graduated from Ames High School. On September 12, 1971 Linda was united in marriage to James V. Leo at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. To this union three daughters were born. They made their home, which James designed, on the farm near Jamaica, Iowa. Linda was a farm wife and also worked in retail for several years. James passed away in 1996 and Linda moved to Panora in 1998.
Linda was very active in the Guthrie County 4H program and the Cass Pioneers 4H club. She was in a bowling league in her younger days, and also enjoyed sewing, gardening, canning, and traveling.
Linda is survived by her daughters, Roxanne (Craig) Cogil of Jamaica; Nancy Leo of Des Moines; and Norma (Brian) Aldinger of Holly Springs, NC; grandchildren, Tori Rothman, Kyle Cogil, Kevin Cogil, Rachel Cogil, Ryan Cogil, Amy Aldinger, Kayla Aldinger, and Wyatt Aldinger; Sister Karen Wisecup of Boone. She was preceded in death by her parents Lestell & Mildred, husband James, and brother Bill Rutter.
Private family burial of her cremains will be held at Richland Township Cemetery, Guthrie County. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 2-4 P.M., Saturday, November 30, 2019 at The Port on Lake Panorama.
In lieu of flowers, memorials will be designated to the Guthrie County 4H Exhibit Building Fund Project.

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Celebration of Life




2:00 PM 11/30/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 11/30/2019 4:00:00 PM
The Port on Lake Panorama

5405 Chimra Rd
Panora, IA 50216

The Port on Lake Panorama
5405 Chimra Rd Panora 50216 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Richland Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

rural Bagley, IA

rural Bagley IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Guthrie County 4H Exhibit Building Fund Project


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