Linda M. Loomis

February 8, 2013        

REDWOOD, N.Y.    Linda M. Loomis, 63, formerly of Clayton, died Friday, Feb. 8, at River Hospital, Alexandria Bay. 

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Clayton United Methodist Church with Pastor Donald Briant officiating. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, atT.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton. A spring burial will be in St. Lawrence Union Cemetery.

Born Sept. 14, 1949, in Clayton, the daughter of George and Roxie Cumins Schleher, she graduated in 1967 from Clayton Central School.

She married Maurice "Bud" Loomis on Dec. 30, 2006, at the Clayton Fire Hall. A previous married to William Faust ended in divorce.

Linda worked for the 1000 Islands Bait Store for 22 years, Wingrath Brothers Lumber yard for seven years and at the time of her death she worked for Garlocks Lumber and Hardware in Alexandria Bay.

She was a Daughter of the American Legion Clayton, a member of the Clayton Fire Department and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliaries.

Mrs. Loomis enjoyed bingo, playing cards, gambling, kids and her great grand-child and especially her husband.

Surviving besides her husband, Bud, are her three daughters and their husbands, Melinda (Jeffrey) Countryman of Theresa, Melissa (George) Haas and Misty (Ken) Partridge, all of Clayton; six grandchildren; a great granddaughter; two brothers, Daniel (Linda) Schleher and Johnny Mike (Janet) all of Clayton; nieces and nephews.

A brother, Gary, and his wife, Alvera, both died before her.

ions can be made in her name to the Redwood Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Squad, where the reception will be held after the service or the Clayton Volunteer Fire Department.

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Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home and, Watertown, N.Y.