Vera Mae Linsburg, 88

Vera Mae Linsburg, 88, of Wabash, died at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Parkview Wabash Hospital.

She was born Dec. 5, 1927, in Anderson, to Fred and Bertha (Bodle) Hannah.

Vera was a 1946 graduate of Alexandria High School and attended Indiana Business College. She married H.Eugene Linsburg in Alexandria on April 4, 1947; he died January 11, 2008. She was a co-owner of Linsburg Fabric in Wabash from 1972-77, and worked for the State of Indiana at the Wabash License Branch 20 years, and for Walmart from 1994-2008. She attended Wabash Friends Church. She enjoyed playing cards, sewing, reading, and collecting birdhouses. Vera loved her grandchildren and her dog, Sophie. 

She is survived by her three children, Vicki J. (Sandy) Jones of Leesburg; Lori E. (Jim) Hunt of Converse, and Scott E. Linsburg of Wabash; five grandchildren, Nicholas (Melissa) Jones of Indianapolis, Blake Jones of Leesburg, Zachary (Stephanie) Jones of Burkett, Hannah (Matthew) Cattin of Peru, and Jenna Hunt of Wabash; six great-grandchildren, Audrina Jones of Warsaw, Tynnleigh and Kynnsleigh Cattin of Peru, Ryan Jones of Indianapolis, and Chloe and Kelsie Jones of Burkett; and her sister, Orpha (Charles) Cullen of Hartford City.

She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Marsha Linsburg, her parents, and two brothers, Eugene and Donald Hannah.

Funeral services will be 2 pm, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 12:30-2 p.m. before the service at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Vera may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Aug 17