Linda Maxine Strecker passed away August 17, 2018, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in Lincoln, Nebraska, with her son Shawn and Pamela Strecker by her side.
She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 11, 1946, to Maxine and Jim Horn. They moved from Louisiana to the Horn family farm near Falls City, Nebraska; and later moved into Falls City, Nebraska. She graduated from Falls City High School, in 1964. She attended Northwest Missouri State College for a year and transferred to Southeast Community College in Omaha.
She married Michael A. Strecker on June 4, 1966, in Falls City, Nebraska. They lived their dream by starting their own business part time in 1968 out of a spare bedroom. In July of 1976, the business had become a full time operation known as Strecker Gun and Supply. Many days were spent in the gunroom with family and friends. They loved them all!
Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and loving husband Michael A. Strecker.
She is survived by her son Shawn (Pamela) Strecker of Horton, Kansas; Her two sisters Sharon Horn of Madison, Tennessee; and Karon DeRoin of White Cloud, Kansas; a brother Tom Horn of Casper, Wyoming. Her granddaughter Shawna Strecker; and bonus granddaughter; a bonus grandson; and 6 bonus great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Linda was buried with her husband Michael A. Strecker, at a private burial at Hart Cemetery, near Reserve, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be sent to, The Nebraska Children’s Home Society, in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7thStreet, Hiawatha, KS 66434.
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