Linda Lou Mandle


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Posted Online: April 29, 2013, 7:20 pm
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Lou Mandle passed away on April 27, 2013, after a short, yet courageous, battle with cancer.
A visitation will be held at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Parkway in Yorkville from 4-7 p.m. today, and the funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the same location. Memorials may be made to the Lou Mandle Memorial Fund, 508 Blaine St., Yorkville, IL 60560.
Lou was born in Pekin, Ill., on Aug. 11, 1949, to Victor and Mary Randour.
Lou dedicated her passion for learning to the development of future leaders as a teacher at Yorkville High School for 17 years, having retired in 2009. She adored her family and enjoyed playing with her grandchildren, taking them on shopping trips and showering them with love. She was enjoying retirement by spending time with close friends, visiting various casinos and taking trips to Arizona and to Minnesota to visit her family. She will be greatly missed and eternally loved.
She is survived by her loving husband, Kenn Mandle; her sister, Connie Hinton; her two sons, Shaye (Lynn) and Darien (Angie); and her four grandchildren, Piper (14), Zane (12), Ava (7) and Grady (5); and family in the Quad-Cities area.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 630-553-7611.












 



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