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Linda Kay (Sterchi) Grimes
July 18, 1954 ~ August 28, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Linda Kay Grimes (Sterchi), 69, of South Bend passed away on Monday, August 28, 2023, surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Linda was born in South Bend, IN on July 18, 1954, to Vernon and Phyllis (Schweisberger) Sterchi. Linda was a graduate of John Adams High School and went on to train at Vogue Beauty School. On September 20, 1986, she married Ken L. Grimes and together they raised two devoted daughters. Linda is survived by her mother, Phyllis; husband, Ken; daughters, Kristin (Jason) May and Cortney (Kurt) Grandin; grandchildren, Alexis, Parker, Brody and Jackson; sisters, Diane (Scott) Roush and Roxann (Jeff) Silvius; as well as her loving nieces, nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Vernon; brother, John Sterchi; and nephew, Nathan Roush.
Linda was a hair stylist for many years, worked at KCA on the run, was a caregiver and most recently worked at The Promise Boutique. She was always up for a gathering and enjoyed playing cards, camping, concerts and cheering on The Fighting Irish. Linda often dubbed Martha Stewart because of her creativity, industrious nature, organizational skills and attention to detail. Linda prioritized family and she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 1 pm-3 pm on Friday, September 8, 2023, at Albright Methodist Church, 504 W. Mishawaka Ave, Mishawaka, IN 46545 with a service to immediately follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ernestine M. Raclin Hospice House, 535 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
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