Linda Kathlynn Schuerer, age 68, of Amana, died Saturday, August 1, 2015 following a courageous battle with cancer. Visitation will be 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at Kloster funeral home in Marengo, Iowa. Graveside memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at East Amana Cemetery, East Amana, with Elder Kristie Yoder and Peter Hoehnle presiding. Memorials can be contributed to Essence of Life Hospice, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, or the University of Iowa for breast cancer research.
Linda is survived by her husband Ronald Schuerer of Amana; a son Rayme Schuerer (Michelle) of Amana; a daughter Jennifer Kaefring (Kevin) of Willliamsburg; three grandchildren Jesse and Macey Schuerer and Grant Kaefring; and a sister Luella Lear of Peachtree, Georgia; and many other relatives and friends.
Linda was born November 26, 1946 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Rudolph and Louise Blechschmidt. She graduated from Amana High School in 1965. She attended University of Northern Iowa and the University of Iowa. She was united in marriage on January 7, 1972 to Ronald Schuerer. They were blessed with two children, Rayme and Jennifer. Linda was previously employed by Amana Refrigeration and Integrated DNA technologies. She was happiest spending time with her children, grandchildren, family and friends.
The family would like to thank Essence of Life Hospice and staff at Colonial Manor for her care and support. She was touched by the friendship, support and prayers she was shown by all during her illness.