Linda Schlader

Born: Sat., Apr. 11, 1959
Died: Wed., Apr. 24, 2013

Family to do services at later date

Location: - Not available -


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Apr. 28, 2013
Location: Nora Springs Community Center, Nora Springs, IA

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Linda M. Schlader, 54, of Rockford, IA, passed away April 24th, 2013 at the Muse Norris Hospice Center in Mason City, IA, surrounded by her family.

Visitation will be held Sunday April 28th from 4 – 7 pm at the Nora Springs Community Center in Nora Springs, IA.  A celebration of life and inurnment, with family, will be held at a later date at Owen’s Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Shriners Children’s Hospital directed to the Linda Schlader memorial fund.  Send to El Kahir Shrine at 1400 Blairs Ferry Road, Cedar Rapids, IA, 50402. Checks should be made out to Shriners Hospital for Children in care of Roger Donegan.

Linda was born April 11th, 1959, in Mason City, IA., to Derald and Leona (Dow) Hoel.  She was welcomed home by three brothers, Ron, Randy and Gary.  She grew up in Nora Springs, IA., where she attended school.

Linda was united in marriage to Steve Schlader on January 10th, 2006, and they resided on their farm outside of Rockford.  She worked for many years at the Best Western/Bennigans in Clear Lake and was a very loyal employee.

Linda loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren, Paige, Cayle and Callen.  She also enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers on the farm, entertaining family, playing cards with friends, and traveling with her husband.  She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

Linda’s family would like to sincerely thank Justyn Fox, who helped care for her and who became part of the family.  We also want to thank all the nurses and staff at Mercy Medical Center and the Cancer Center of North Iowa in Mason City, the staff at Hospice of North Iowa, Dr. Lisa Kies, Father Kenneth Gehling, Pastors David and Kris Toyne, and Pastor Wendy Johannesen.  Thank you to the management and staff of the Best Western/Bennigans in Clear Lake, and all of the many family and friends who have provided support, prayers and love.  We truly appreciate all your help and generosity.

Linda is survived by her husband, Steve Schlader, of Rockford, IA.;  daughter, Holly (Jason) Ott, of Mason City, IA.;  stepdaughters, Gretchen (Jeremy) Shuler, of Dubuque, IA.;  Heidi (Jesse) McMullen, of Humble, TX.;  grandchildren, Paige and Cayle Ott, of Mason City, IA., and Callen Shuler, of Dubuque, IA.;  parents, Derald and Leona Hoel, of Nora Springs, IA.;  brothers, Ron (Margaret) Hoel, of Nora Springs, IA.;  Randy (Ann) Hoel, of Mason City, IA., and Gary Hoel, of Nora Springs, IA.;  grandmother, Vivian Hoel, of Cloquet, MN.;  father and mother-in-law, Jerome and Lenore Schlader, of Rockford, IA.;  brothers and sisters-in-laws,  Mike (Margaret) Schlader, of Rockford, IA.;  Jerry (Karen) Schlader, of Rockford, IA., and Mary Kay Schlader (friend Dennis Fulk), of Rockford, IA.,  and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

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pennie benavides
   Posted Sat April 27, 2013
Dear sweet Linda Rest In Peace. I am so grateful for the memories you have left me. To Linda's family she loved you and I am sorry for you loss.

Cindy (Reiter) Callahan
   Posted Sat April 27, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts.
Cindy (Reiter) Callahan

Cindy (Reiter) Callahan
   Posted Sat April 27, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughCindy (Reiter) Callahan

Pam McKiness
   Posted Sat April 27, 2013
To all Linda's family, I am so sorry for your deep loss. I am thinking of you at this so very difficult time and I'm so sorry for the pain you are in. Just not fair to lose her so young.

Steve & Diane Blickederfer
   Posted Sat April 27, 2013
We are very sorry to hear about the loss of Linda. I remember a lot of fun times spent with Linda growing up. I often wonder why God wants to take our loved ones when when we are so young, but I'm sure he has a plan. Our hearts go out to all of you. Deepest sympathy. Steve & Diane Blickenderfer

susan vorland
   Posted Tue April 30, 2013
My dearest friend linda, I miss you so very much, I still cannot believe your gone. You linda, were the best friend to me, you were kind, loving, funny,enjoyed working at the best western and said to me over and over again "Oh how I love my job" and I told you, you were crazy. Linda there is not a day that goes by that i don't shed a tear for you. Linda were shared so many stories with each other and you were like a sister to me, and I miss you and loved you so much. When I go to work i am hoping that I will see you coming into the restraunt to say hi, and you dont. Linda you may be in heaven now and know that someday i will be their to join you. I will miss you till then and never will a day go by that i wont miss you.Im lost in this world without you my sweet friend.
until we meet again rest in peace my dear friend until we reunite.
your best friend susan vorlandstrd

Charlotte Polsdofer
   Posted Wed May 01, 2013
My Condolences to you Steve and your Family. It was said to hear about Linda she was a good friend and a good co-worker,she is greatly missed. God Bless you all.

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