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Linda A. Easley

July 17th, 1935 – June 27th, 2020

Linda A. Easley, 84, of Astoria, IL, passed away at 6:10 am on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Rushville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born on July 17, 1935 in Astoria, the daughter of Orlen and Vilda (Gilson) Poppenhager. Linda married Richard Easley on October 3, 1953 in Palmyra, MO. He preceded her in death on August 10, 2002.

Also preceding her in death is her son, Jeff Poppenhager, 2 grandsons, Antonino Easley and Jakob Poppenhager, brother, Max Poppenhager and her sister, Rosemary Leto.

Survivors include her daughter, Shelly Saunders of Ocala, FL, 3 sons, Jay Easley of Ocala, FL, Rich (and Deidra) Easley of Astoria, and Kyle (and Jill) Easley of Astoria, 11 grandchildren, Jessa, Cash, Tiffany, Tate, Tyler E., Cody, Josh, Jordan, Natalie, Tyler S., and Karli, and several great-grandchildren, 4 sisters, Carol Davis of East Galesburg, IL, Bobby Jo Willey of Macomb, IL, Nancy Pressler of Springfield, IL and Patsy (and Mick) Miller of Pittsfield, IL, and 2 brothers, Phil (and Marlena) Poppenhager of Astoria and Steve Poppenhager of Macomb.

She was a bookkeeper for Bader and Company in Astoria for several years.

She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Ipava. She enjoyed going to horseraces, fishing, and loved having family and friends over to the house. She always had a full house.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the Summum Cemetery in Summum, IL. Pastor Matthew Thiner and the Ipava Order of the Eastern Star will be officiating. Memorials may be made to the Astoria Fire and Rescue Squad or the American Diabetes Association.

Condolences


June 27th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Our thought and prayer are with you all.

Jim, Karen Hopkins and Family

June 28th, 2020

So sorry for your loss
Sweet lady
Thinking of you all
The Avon Lady Bev

June 28th, 2020

Thoughts and prayers for you all
So sorry for your loss
The Taylor Family
Gary, Beg, Miranda

June 28th, 2020

I worked with Linda at Bader & Co. and she was always great to work with. Always friendly greeting you with a warm smile. The world has lost a gem. RIP Linda

June 28th, 2020

So sorry for the loss in Linda’s family. Barb Hamm

June 28th, 2020

So sorry for your loss.. Linda was a very special gal.. hugs to you all. Bob and Loretta Mummert

June 28th, 2020

So very sorry for your loss,I loved her dearly rest in peace Linda

June 28th, 2020

Prayers to the family. Am so glad I was able to ride with Carol Ann to visit her. Jean Shumard

June 28th, 2020

Linda and I shared an office for many years at Bader & Co. I always enjoyed working with her. She will be missed. Rick Harris

June 28th, 2020

Our sympathies to all of Linda's family and friends. We shared a birthday and many laughs over the years. Garth and Carolyn Cripe

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss Shelly,Jay and Rich I have many memories of your mom.sending Prayers for all of you 🙏 LuAnn & Charlie

June 29th, 2020

Sorry for your loss your in family is in our prayers.

June 29th, 2020

My deepest condolences to the family. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow

June 29th, 2020

Aunt Linda was a great lady. sorry for your loss! prayers to the family!

June 29th, 2020

Prayers of comfort. Remember all the great memories. Tom & Glenda Howe

June 29th, 2020

Sorry for your loss. May memories fill your mind and may GOD comfort you all. Robert and Susan Cameron

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Thought alot of mom and dad. Loved taking care of her when she was at the Elms. She was alot of fun. She will be missed. Becky and Daniel Hamm

June 29th, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. She was a great lady. I have many great memories of being at the Easley’s when I was growing up. Hugs and prayers. Melinda and Chuck Barclay

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your family's loss. I hold so many precious memories staying in their home. Had good visits with her at the Nursing Home. Prayers and Hugs to you all. Janey Powell Ford

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss!! Tammy Moose Horsley

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss!! Tammy Moose Horsley

June 29th, 2020

So Sorry for your loss !!!! Linda was such a sweet lady. Sending my Thoughts and Prayers for All of the Family's. Sue Palmer & Family

June 29th, 2020

So sorry to hear this 😢 Linda was an Awesome lady
Sending hugs & prayers to her family
Dennis & Cyndi Ratcliff

June 29th, 2020

I am so sorry. I loved her.

June 29th, 2020

Loved working for her! She was an amazing lady! We are so sorry to hear of her passing! Our condolences to her family!
Justin and Molly Hiland

June 29th, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Spent lots of time at Dick and Linda's over the years. From mushroom fries to fish fries. You could always count on a good meal and great visiting. They were both very giving and loving people. Lots of good times at horse races. May your memories help all of you get through some hard times. Tommy & Pam(Foutch)Trone

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your family loss

June 29th, 2020

Heartfelt Condolences to your families
From Jeffrey Smitty Smith

June 29th, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. I have a lot of fond memories of running in and out of the house as kid and she always made us feel welcome. I also remember she was an awesome cook and always had cookies to hand out. Melanie Moose Gutierrez

June 29th, 2020

I worked with Linda at Bader & Co. and she was so much fun! We shared lots of laughs. She will be missed. My condolences to her family who I know she loved so much. Fly high Linda! Lori Thomas

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss, she left many great memories for everyone, enjoyed talking to her on the porch. Praying for her family during this difficult time. Bob and Susie Bucher

June 29th, 2020

So sorry ,everyone loved Linda’s special laugh, She was a great lady,Linda Derry and Family

June 29th, 2020

So sorry she was a wonderful person Joyce Batterton

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss

June 29th, 2020

I am sorry for you loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Janet (Fouts) Hazzard

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Darrell and Debby Pierce

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss, Linda was a great woman! You’re in my thoughts and prayers, Brian Bucher

June 29th, 2020

My heartfelt thoughts are with each of you during this time of loss. May the special memories she left each of you Help heal your loss. Juanita Helton Angel and Todd Helton

June 29th, 2020

So sorry to hear about Linda. Always had fun at her house! Glad she had a peaceful passing. She will be missed by all.

June 29th, 2020

The last condolence is from Denny & Ruth Ann Sundberg

June 29th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Linda was a beautiful woman, both inside and out.

June 30th, 2020

So sorry for your loss,love and prayers.
Sandy Rawley Page

June 30th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Steve & Diann Skiles

June 30th, 2020

§o sorry for your loss. Pam Klinebough

June 30th, 2020

Very sorry to hear of your loss your mom was a special lady.

June 30th, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Jo and Dave Campbell

June 30th, 2020

So sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Prayers for her entire family. Debbie Douglas

June 30th, 2020

So sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Prayers for her entire family. Debbie Douglas

June 30th, 2020

Sorry to hear of Linda's passing. Peace and comfort to all during this time. Vicki Shaw Phillips

July 1st, 2020

Prayers for all the family. John & Sandy Bybee

July 1st, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. Wally and Janet Danner

July 1st, 2020

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. Shirley Lawver

July 3rd, 2020

Sorry to hear about Linda's passing. I'll always remember her cooking while we sat around that big kitchen table with comfy swivel chairs. Anna Blue Bailey