Linda Ann (Lantzy) Cole, 55, of Lincoln, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 at her home in Lincoln. She was born June 28, 1959 in Auburn to the late Simon and Lois (York) Lantzy.

On June 9, 1979 Linda married Richard “Rick” Cole in Falls City. They made their home in Auburn and were blessed with two daughters: Lauren and Rachel.

She attended Falls City Sacred Heart School, graduating in 1977. Linda then received a degree from Lincoln School of Commerce in 1979. Linda worked in the medical profession her entire career. She had been employed at the Nemaha County Hospital and Auburn Clinic, and more recently at the Lincoln Surgical Hospital in Lincoln as a coder.

Linda was a member of the Catholic Church, and belonged to the American Association of Professional Coders. Her family and friends were very important to her, and her grandchildren were the light of Linda’s life.

Left to remember her love and laughter are her daughters Lauren Ferguson, of Lincoln; Rachel (Vincent) Hagan, of Omaha; grandchildren Owen, Kamryn and Anniston Ferguson; Kopen and Keagun Hagan; sisters, Janis Fischer, of Holts Summit, MO, and Susan (Leon) Wissmann, of Hiawatha, KS; other relatives and many friends.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, Rick, and her parents.

A visitation and memorial service was held Sunday, March 15 at Hemmingsen Funeral Home in Auburn. Private family burial of ashes will be at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to Falls City Sacred Heart Foundation or Southeast Nebraska Cancer Foundation.

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