Linder, Rex

Name: Linder, Rex
Burial Date: 2012, 11/08
Age at Death: 80
Plot Location: 969 C
Notes: husband of Ila Marie(Proffitt)

US Army SFC  War: Vietnam War  

STERLING – Rex Linder, 80, died November 3, 2012, at his home, Sterling. He was born November 23, 1931, in Texas County, Oklahoma, the son of Roy E. and Cora A. Hobbs Linder. He Graduated from Turon High School and attended Hutchinson Community College and Emporia State University. He was a resident of Clay Center, Kansas from 1972 to 1997, and the last 15 years has been a Sterling, Kansas resident. He worked for 10 years for Key Poultry Farm, Clay Center, Ks, and 10 years at USD 379 Clay County School District. He retired after 22 years from the US Army as a SFC, and served during the Vietnam War.
He belonged to the United Methodist Church, American Legion Sterling, Ks, the D.A.V., and Coffee call at Paddy’s. He loved gardening, hunting, fishing, avid reader most of all enjoyed spending time with his family.

On September 28, 1958, he married Ila Marie Proffitt at Sterling United Methodist Church. Survivors include: his wife of 54 years, Ila Marie Linder; his children, Cathy Lutz, Omaha, Neb., Roger and wife Connie, Leavenworth, Ks, Michael and wife Kerri, Hutchinson, Ks, and Nancy and husband Tom Rundel, Colby, Ks; siblings, Lucille Vernon, Grove, Okla.; Orival and wife Jean Linder, Clay Center, Ks, and Gladys Smith and husband Palmer, Tyler, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Earl, Lee, LB, and Jimmy Linder, and sisters, Ula Bowman, Patsy Stout and Irene Baker

Funeral will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Sterling United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Marvin Ewertt presiding. Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday November 7, 2012, at Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling, with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Sterling Community Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Sterling United Methodist Church, or the American Diabetes Association, both in care of the funeral home.

Birth: Nov. 23, 1931
Texas County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 2012
Rice County
Kansas, USA


Family links:
Roy Elmer Linder (1894 – 1956)
Cora A Hobbs Linder (1896 – 1979)

Chester Earl Linder (1916 – 1996)*
Rex Linder (1931 – 2012)

*Calculated relationship

Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Dave Hall
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100182619