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Obituary for Lynda L. Kear
Lynda L. Kear, 75, of East Peoria passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born October 26, 1941 in Earlville, IA to Raymond and Leona Dettbarn Seward. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Nancy Carrington, Sandra Cotton; grandson, Conner Keeling and significant other, George Rapp. She is survived by her children, Karen Day, Joyce (Dale) Eaton, Diane Slater, Connie (Charles) Stephenson, Larry (Chrissy) Nailon, Regina (Alan) Morgan, Rodney (Patricia) Choate, Richard (Tanya) Choate, Robin (Robert) Carr; step-children, George Kear, Crystal (Art) Taylor; sister, Trudy (John) Schmitt; 23 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and a large extended family she opened her heart and home to. Lynda was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church in Mossville. She enjoyed crafts, baking cakes and candy and always made a lot for her church. Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held Friday, December 9, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the American Legion 211 Legion Road, Washington, IL 61571.