Linda (Teders) Delizer

July 28, 1940 ~ May 28, 2019 (age 78)

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Linda (Teders) Delizer, 78, formally of Avilla, IN died May 28, 2019 at Jim Wood Home in Hatch, NM following a lengthy illness. Linda was born July 28, 1940 in Noble County, IN to Louis H. Teders and Bernadette C. Meyer.

Linda taught in Catholic Schools, was principal and director of Religious Education in both IN and IL for over 40 Years. She taught in New Mexico for 5 years. In addition, Linda contributed to the research which led up to the writing of the manuscript “THE QUESTION AND ANSWER CATHOLIC CATECHISM” by John A. Hardon S.J.

Surviving are her husband Gerald Delizer, her siblings Martha Mueller, Avilla, IN; William (Betty) Teders, Avilla, IN; Sister Elaine Teders, OSF of New Lenox, IL; Retha Hollis, Columbia City, IN; Raymond (Judy) Teders Hartsville, SC and Nancy Buckles, Auburn, IN. Also surviving are step daughter Christine (Steve) Roy, Chicago, IL; and step so Tom Delizer, Buffalo Grove, IL step grandson Jeffery Roy and step granddaughter Destinee Rieb.

Linda loved life and all of God’s creation. She enjoyed collecting statues of angels and wild life in general, including feeding the birds. She spent many hours knitting baby booties.

 Visitation will take place from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Harper Funeral Home – Avilla Chapel with a Rosary service at 7 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Church – Avilla, In with Fr. Dan Papineau of Hartsville, S.C. officiating.

Calling will also take place from 10 – 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

Burial will take place IN St. Mary’s Cemetery – Avilla, IN

Memorials are to the Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart or Jim Wood Home – Hatch, N.M.

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June 4, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

Recitation of the Rosary
June 4, 2019

7:00 PM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

Mass of Christian Burial
June 5, 2019

11:00 AM


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