Linda Madison-Kendall

Linda Sue ( Stroup ) Madison-Kendall was born on Good Friday, April 3rd, 1953 to James B. Stroup Jr and Roberta M. Bacon-Stroup in Iowa City, Iowa. Linda was united in marriage to Donnie Lee Madison Sr. on January 5, 1974 to this union they would welcome a son Donnie Lee Jr and a daughter MeLinda Maria Antoinette. They would divorce and later on, she would be United in Marriage to Lewis “ Mike “ Kendall Sr in Gibbon, Nebraska, and to this union, she would gain four more Sons Anthony, Lewis Jr., Mark, and Samuel Kendall. Linda also had siblings Brothers Gene, Amos. Dwayne and Ronnie, Sisters Donna, Darla, Debra, Laura, Charity, Helen, and Barbra. Her Adopted Siblings Kathy Tyrrell, Diane Thomas, Daniel & Teri Dykes. Linda also enjoyed her Adopted Children Nicole Jordan & Tracy Tyrrell, Chris Stidel, Jonathan Grapp. All of her Grandchildren Glen, Abbie, Taylon, Justine, Gabby, Dakota, Jacob, Mark, Tabitha, Katie, Marissa, Jessica, Danny, Jonathan. Linda had many things that she was interested in racing a few of her favorite drivers were Michael Walrod, Dale Sr, Dale Jr, Larry Silbaugh, Randy & Larry Embrey, Cliff Barber,  Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty, and Rusty Wallace. Linda also loved country music & oldies rock and roll. Linda’s final wish was to be able to out others after she passed away and so her final wish was carried out on August 28, 2013, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo at the age of 60 years old thanks to the help of her cousin Arthur Hardman along with her daughter and caregiver MeLinda and her son Donnie they were able to give the go ahead to their Donor Family Advocate Linda Harvey. Linda’s Gift of Love and Life helped 57 other people who truly needed this Ultimate Gift.

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