Linda Gail Boerboom was born on March 1, 1943 in Savannah, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Philip and Hazel Joseph. Linda's life prospered in love and faith in Monroe, MI.
Linda cherished her family, friends, and above all, her faith. She survived the loss of her two youngest sons Ronald Lee and Gerald Scott (Scottie). After her retirement from Ford Motor Company, she went on to build a beautiful home where she could pursue her hobbies and make many memories with those close to her. Linda had many talents and interests which she shared with her "Posse" and Bleutte group. Linda’s passion for porcelain dolls became a successful business, Linda’s Porcelain Treasures, where she shared her love of the arts for more than 30 years. Her creativity and skill for teaching gave her students, friends, and family true treasures to appreciate.
Linda Gail Boerboom, 72, of Monroe, passed away at 8:19pm on March 19, 2015 peacefully at the University of Michigan Healthcare System with her family at her side. In addition to her parents and two sons, she was preceded in death by her grandson: Jakup MacMullen; and brother: Jerry Neidlinger.
To cherish Linda’s memory, she leaves her loving husband of 35 years: George; two brothers: Daniel and Michael Neidlinger; the children of her blood and heart: Stephen Turay, Nickole (Chad) Horr and Donna Turay; and her dearest grandchildren: Sara, Sandra, and Katheryn Turay, Nickalas Horr, and Jordan MacMullen.
Friends may gather from 2:00pm until 8:00pm on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at Merkle Funeral Service, North Monroe, 2442 North Monroe Street (734) 384-5185. A Celebration of Her Life will take place at 11:00am on Monday, March 23, 2015, also at Merkle’s, with Pastor Jeffrey Heimsoth of Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Procession will follow to Roselawn Memorial Park in LaSalle, Michigan for burial.
The family would also like to thank the staff at both Monroe Hospital and the University of Michigan for their skilled care and kind hearts
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