Linda S. Kilgore

Linda S. Kilgore, 72, of Decatur IN, and a former resident of Bluffton, died Wednesday morning, May 15, 2019, at Markle Health & Rehabilitation.

Mrs. Kilgore and her husband lived in California for 27 years, returning to Bluffton in 2007. She was an owner-operator of a commercial cleaning company for many years.

She was born Jan. 2, 1947, in Oakland, OH, to Joseph D. and Eleanor McGuffey Garrett. She married Gary Kilgore on Oct. 18, 1986, in Las Vegas, NV, and he preceded her in death on June 1, 2008.

Survivors include a daughter, Janet Powers, of Decatur; a daughter-in-law, Rhonda Kaltvedt-Powers, of Huntington Beach, CA; and a brother, Richard (Wendy) Garrett, of Liberty Center.

A gathering to celebrate Mrs. Kilgore’s life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton is in charge of arrangments.

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