Obit: Kenyon, Linda L. (1936 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bader, Buhr, Dassow, Fish, Gebauer, Grube, Kenyon, Kowalefski, Robinson, Stefancin, Willger

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 5/21/2015

Kenyon, Linda L. (Dassow) (29 OCT 1936 - 19 MAY 2015)

Linda L. Kenyon, 78, Medford, died Tuesday, May 19, at the Aspirus Hospital- Wausau where she had been a patient for the past six days.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 23 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford with Father Gerard Willger and Deacon Joseph Stefancin officiating. Cremainal inurnment will take place in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Joshua Robinson, Shanna Buhr and Dakota Kenyon.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1:40 p.m Saturday, May 23 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford.

Linda was born on Oct. 29, 1936 in Whittlesey to the late William J, and Amelia M. (Gebauer) Dassow.

Linda attended Holy Rosary Catholic School and graduated from Medford High School. On Aug. 18, 1956, she married Ronald H. Kenyon at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford. He preceded her in death on December 27, 1999.

After high school, Linda worked at a factory in Milwaukee for two years. After her marriage, they moved to a couple different communities until settling in Medford in 1971. At this time, Linda worked at Phillips Plastics for a couple of years and then she worked at the Taylor County Memorial Hospital as a nurse’s aide in the O.B. department until her retirement because of health reasons in 1994. Linda enjoyed sewing, knitting, baking, reading and traveling. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Cindie (Mike) Fish of Wausau, David (Kathy) Kenyon of Medford and Jean (Scott) Robinson of Lino Lakes, Minn.; a brother, John “Jack” (Barb) Dassow of Hartland; grandchildren, Joshua (Kristen) Robinson, Shanna (Logan) Buhr and Dakota Kenyon; step-grandchildren, Alex and Terrance Fish; and great-grandchildren, Caleb Robinson and Sloane Robinson.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Richard L. Kenyon on June 25, 1957 and sisters, Joan Kowalefski, Wanita Bader and Karon Grube.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Linda’s family to be designated at a later date.

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