OTTOVILLE, Ohio — Frances M. Linn, 95, of Ottoville, formerly of
Convoy, Ohio, died at 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at the
Meadows of Kalida
She was born May 25, 1921, in Buckland, Ohio, to the late Emma (Flarida) Hotzapple and Abraham Hotzapple.
Her husband, John Darl Linn, preceded her in death.
include children, Suzanne (Rick) Thatcher of Ottoville, Linda (Steve)
Thomas of Howard, Ohio, Kathleen (Steve “Ferds”) McPherson of Bluffton,
Ohio, Bruce (Cindy Pierce) Linn of Ottoville, 13 grandchildren and 17
She was preceded in death by a son, John Roy Linn, her brothers, Carl, Frank and John Hotzapple, and a sister, Ethyl Eddinger.
was formerly a cook at Webb’s Filling Station and later at Crestview
Schools. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Convoy.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing and baking goodies for her family and
friends, gardening, fishing and spending summers at the cabin when her
children were growing up.
Service will be held at the convenience of the family. No visitation is planned.
Preferred memorial is Putnam County Homecare and Hospice.
Arrangements were handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.