Linda Lea Roberts, 70, of Eureka, IL passed away at 3:31 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
She was born on March 22, 1950 in Peoria, IL a daughter of Leonard and Dorothy Hill Hippe. She married Bruce Roberts on August 12, 1972 inNormal at Calvary Baptist Church. He survives.
Survivors also include two sons, Jayme (Robin) Roberts of Dahinda, IL;Justin (Natalie) Roberts of Germantown Hills, IL; two brothers, Dr. Ron(Barbara) Allen of Canton, GA; Rev. George(Diane) Hippe of Spokane,WA; one sister, Gayle (Doug) Van Scoy of Greenville, S.C.;sister-in-law, Luz Puzon of El Mirage, AZ; five grandchildren, Sarah Roberts; Luke Roberts; Gavin Roberts; Matthew Roberts; Summer Roberts; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins who she kept in contact with and loved.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Kenny Allen.
Linda was a founding member of the Eureka Bible Church and Liberty Bible Church.
Linda was the school "lunch lady" and was not embarrassed to say so. She loved interacting with the middle school students every day and enjoyed watching them grow up.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Cremation will be accorded. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to NoKidHungry.org and condolences may be sent to the family at www.argoruestmanharris.com.