Linda J. Curtis

September 21, 1946 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 73)


Linda J. Curtis, 73, of Mark Center, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She fought a courageous battle against Stage 4 kidney cancer for 8 months.

Linda was born on September 21, 1946, the daughter of the late Curt and June Donley of Oakwood, Ohio. She married Paul Curtis from Defiance in 1966, and he preceded her in death in 2015.

Linda worked at General Motors in Defiance and Powertrain Hydramatic in Toledo. She was a member of Defiance Moose Lodge #2094.

Linda is survived by her children: Regina (Andy) Gallardo, Loretta (Jeff) Feeney and Tony (Gert) Curtis, all of Defiance, her grandchildren: Shane (Mandi) Antoine, Jack Feeney, Shannon Antoine (Jason Barham), Tashia (Jeremiah) Johnson, Jeff Feeney Jr., and Tony (Emily) Curtis, and her great-grandchildren: Avin, Tucker, Kaiden, Tristan, Kamren, Sarah, Jackson, O'Koner, Brooklyn, Sophia, Sawyer, Emma Lou, Charlee, and Chloe. She also leaves behind her sisters: Donna (Johnny) Lantow of Douglas, Wyoming, and Jane (Doug) Williams of Rossford, Ohio, and sister-in-law Nancy (Dale) Donley of Defiance.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson Shawn Paul Antoine, and her brother Dale Donley.
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday, August 30, 2020 in her home at 9855 Harmoning Street in Mark Center, Ohio. A funeral service will follow in her home at 5:00 pm. Schaffer Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. 
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August 30, 2020

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Harmoning Street, Mark Center, Ohio

Funeral Service
August 30, 2020

5:00 PM
Harmoning Street, Mark Center, Ohio

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