Virden-Linda Kay Shipp, 60, of Virden, IL passed away at 3:40 P.M. Friday, March 27, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
Linda was born April 5, 1954 in Springfield, IL a daughter of Norman E. & Doris B. (Jones) Molen. Linda married Michael Shipp on June 3, 1972 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Girard, IL.
Linda graduated from Virden High School in 1972. Linda was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Auburn, IL. She worked at the Foundation for Medical Care for 10 years and then worked for Levi, Ray and Shoup for 15 years.
Linda loved spending time outdoors gardening and tending to all of her flowers. Her greatest joy in life was her granddaughter Kadence. She loved spending time with her, whether it be planting flowers, playing dolls, reading or watching movies. Every moment spent with Kadence was a treasure to Linda.
Surviving Linda is her husband, Michael Shipp of Virden, IL; sons, Terry M. Shipp, Brian S. (Stephany) Shipp both of Virden, IL; brother, Norman E. (Robyn) Shipp of Houston, TX; sister, Kathy A. Donaldson of Virden, IL; granddaughter, Kadence E. Shipp of Virden, IL and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Linda in death are her parents.
Visitation will be from 9:30 – 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden, IL for family only with the graveside service for family and close friends starting at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Martin Kaufmann officiating. Memorials mat be made to the American Cancer Society. Interment will be in the Virden Cemetery. To leave a comment for the family please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com