Linda Lea Tolliver was born on January 8, 1941, to Truman and Kathleen Tolliver in Iowa City, Iowa. She graduated from Woodbine High School and moved to Des Moines, Iowa where she worked for the State of Iowa. During her working years she lived in Des Moines, Salt Lake City, Utah, Las Vegas, Nevada and finally Tempe Arizona where she worked as a Mortgage Underwriter until her retirement.
Linda, like her mother, was very interested in the family and kept up on births, birthdays and all family happenings. She enjoyed emails from family and she always responded to facebook posts. She was an avid reader and many times put herself in the story. She was skilled at needlepoint, cross stich and completed many designs over the years, including the picture on the front cover. Linda along with our mother enjoyed researching and documenting family history.
After a fall at her home, she was admitted to a care facility where she lived for the last 3 ½ years of her life. Linda passed away suddenly on January 4, 2022, at the care facility in Surprise, Arizona.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Kathleen and Truman Tolliver; brother, Jay Tolliver; sister, Debra Monahan; nephews, Travis and Jason Tolliver; sister-in-law, Gayle Tolliver, and brothers-in-law, Sheldon Peterson and Pat Hatterman. She is survived by brothers, John (Zelma) Tolliver, Gary (Linda) Tolliver, Harry (Sherrie) Tolliver and Allen (Ruth) Tolliver; sisters, Cheryl Peterson, Chris Hatterman, Sandy Larson and Cindy (Mike) Ames; brother-in-law, Dave Monahan, and many nieces and nephews.