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Linda Takriti

October 28, 1948 — October 29, 2017

Linda Takriti

Linda Marie Takriti, 69, of Delphi, formerly of Monticello, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.

She was born on October 28, 1948 in Chicago to the late Mitchell and Isabel (Beaulier) Czerwonka.

Linda was a graduate of Willowbrook High School in Illinois. She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Villa Park. Linda had an artistic gift which she expressed in her flower designs and cooking. Linda worked as a floral designer at Philips Flowers in Lombard, IL, where she could take nothing and make it look good. She enjoyed cooking and was known for her cucumbers and sour cream and lasagna. Linda loved the Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life, they were her all time favorite movies. She cherished time spent with her family. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her. Linda was lovely from the minute you met her.

She is survived by a daughter, Jennifer (Scott) Hayes of Seattle, WA; son, Marc (Angel) Ernst of Medaryville; her twin sister, Lana Lingenfelter of Cedar Lake; sister, Debbie (Hank) DeParis of Monticello; granddaughter, Coral Hayes; nephew, Kirk (Staci) Lingenfelter of Villa Park, IL; great niece, Taylor and a great nephew, Luke.

She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Busia Czerwonka.

Memorial services celebrating Linda's life will be at 12:30 pm ET, Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Swanson officiating. The funeral home is located at 202 S. Illinois St., Monticello, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to NAMI, the National Alliance for Mentally Ill at with envelopes also available at the funeral home.

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