Linda Sue Ford

Linda Sue Ford, 71, of Bonner Springs, died, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at Overland Park Regional. She was born July 24, 1947, in Wamego, Kan., the daughter of Charles and Wilma (Rock) Dixon.

Linda Sue Ford

On June 6, 1964, Linda married Willard Leo Ford in Edwardsville, Kan. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her son, Rodney Dale Ford.

Linda is survived by her two daughters, Tracie (Terry) Sparks and Kelly (Robert) Purduski; two sons, Don (Carri) Lane and Jason Ford; a brother, Dave Pitney; two sisters, Theresa Mackey and Sheila Dixon; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and lifelong friends, Pat Arnold, Jean Reynolds and Sandy Walton.

She retired from J.C. Penneys.

Linda loved family get togethers and spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and her flowers. She always wanted a burnt hotdog at cookouts. She loved cooking and dancing around the kitchen while she was cooking.

Visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the funeral home for funeral expenses.