Linda L. (Wheeler) Waldon, 63 years of age, of Holdrege, Nebraska

Coutesy/Nelson Bauer Funeral Home

Funeral Services for Linda L. Waldon will be held at the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege, Nebraska on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Eldon E. Fablinger officiating. Interment will be held in the Overton Cemetery at Overton, Nebraska.

Linda L. (Wheeler) Waldon, 63 years of age, of Holdrege, Nebraska, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 as a result of a two vehicle accident two miles west of Cozad, Nebraska on Highway 30. Linda was born May 27, 1951 at Long Beach, California, the youngest of two children of Thomas and Marie (Vieno) Watenpaugh. She received her education from Long Beach, California. Following her graduation from high school, Linda moved to Nebraska with her family and pursued her interest in Beauty School.

While in Nebraska, Linda met H. Wayne Wheeler and the couple were united in marriage on May 31, 1970 in Overton. To this union three children were born: James Wheeler Sr., Sondra and Christine. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne on December 8, 1994. The family made their home throughout communities in Central Nebraska, settling to Holdrege in 1998. On April 6, 1999, Linda was united in marriage to Michael E. Waldon. Prior to her retirement, Linda was employed by Direct Check in Holdrege for several years. Following her retirement, Linda loved the time spent with her grandchildren.

Besides her grandkids, she enjoyed bowling for many years, which included State Tournament for several years, hunting and target practicing, fishing, boating, camping, especially the time spent with her family and friends around campfires. Linda also loved traveling to Colorado to visit family. While in Colorado, she always had to make a trip to the Mile High Flee Market.

Besides her first husband, Wayne and her parents; Linda was preceded in death by her daughter, Sondra Kreutzer; granddaughters: McKayla Kreutzer and Amelia Wheeler. She leaves to mourn her passing; her husband, Mike Waldon of Holdrege; son, James Wheeler Sr. and his wife, Jeanine of Superior, Nebraska; daughter, Christine Monnig and her husband, Jeremy of Holdrege; son-in-law, Tim Kreutzer of Roggen, Colorado; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Kayla Adams and her husband, John of Wilcox, Nebraska; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with the family greeting from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege. The casket will be closed.

A memorial has been established in Linda's honor and will be designated at a later date.

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The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Holdrege is in charge of the arrangements.

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