Linda Lou Werking, 75

Linda Lou Werking, 75, of North Manchester, died at 4:45 am, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester.

She was born Nov. 5, 1939, in Silver Lake, to Russell and Ines (Beigh) Tracy.

Linda was a 1957 graduate of Central High School, in North Manchester.  She married Duane Werking at the Manchester United Methodist Church on July 1, 1961.  She worked six years for Lincoln Life, and 18 years for North Manchester Utilities.  Linda was a member of the Congregational Christian Church, and loved baskets, quilting, and playing bridge.

She is survived by her husband, Duane Edward Werking of North Manchester; son, Matthew (Aida) Werking of Warsaw; brother, Larry (Joan) Tracy of Costa Mesa, Calif.; sister, Carol (Fred) Haw of Chicago, and brother, Richard (Ann) Tracy of North Manchester. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 2, 2015, at Congregational Christian Church, 310 North Walnut St., North Manchester, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Servia. 

Friends may call 2-6 p.m., Sunday, March 1, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester.

Preferred memorials are Congregational Christian Church or Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Linda may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Feb 25