Linda J. Herron, 68, of Cottage Hills, passed away at 1:40 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton.
She was born Aug. 24, 1947, in Alton, the daughter of Arthur P. and Reba America (Edwards) Schelle.
She married Gary Herron in January 1969 in Alton. He survives.
Linda worked in the collections department at the Bank of Edwardsville for 17 years. She enjoyed her Card Club, reading, quilting and her OLEOS Group.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Chad Edward and Brandy Herron; her grandchildren, Courtney and Gordon Herron; her in-laws, Peg Schelle, Dexter Sholar, Jim Westbrook, Guy Herron and Ruth Coon; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Norma Sholar, Barbara and Leon Little, Nancy Westbrook, and Arthur “Tom” Schelle.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto with Father Tom Liebler officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation or American Heart Association.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.