Linda Marie Hoover

July 10, 1952 – Feb. 23, 2010

Linda Marie Hoover of Waukesha died peacefully at her home Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at the age of 57.

She was born in New London on July 10, 1952, a daughter of Donald and Lois Armitage. Linda married Gerald "Jay" Hoover on Aug. 10, 1974. She was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, and enjoyed traveling and fishing trips to Canada. Linda was an active member at Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a former Lutheran elementary teacher in the Mukwonago area.

Linda is survived by her loving husband of more than 35 years, Gerald "Jay"; her daughter, Stephanie Marie Hoover of Waukesha; her parents, Donald and Lois Armitage of Middleton; and sisters, Sandy (Jim) Allen of Crystal Lake, Ill., Donna (Marty) Gallagher of McFarland and Paula (the late Denton) Richards of Racine; her in-laws, Gerald and Joanne Hoover of Mukwonago; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and many friends.

Linda was preceded in death by an infant daughter.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. A second visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 27, at Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha, with the Rev. Charles Papenfuss officiating. Interment to follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

Memorials to Mount Calvary Evangelical Lutheran School in Linda’s name would be appreciated.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.