Linda Rae Roethler
April 26, 1948 ~ August 7, 2014
Linda Rae Roethler, age 66 of New Hampton, IA, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Linda Rae Ohm was born on April 26, 1948 to Harry and Frances (Zipse) Ohm on a farm near Lawler, IA. She attended school at Lawler and graduated from Turkey Valley High School in 1966. Linda worked at the A&W Drive Inn in New Hampton, Mohawk Motel, Dungey’s Furniture, Alcove Bar & Grill. She painted with her father-in-law, Joe Roethler in the New Hampton area and was a teacher's aide at Casa Montessori School in Cedar Falls. Linda was united in marriage to Larry Roethler on March 21, 1975 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton. The couple made their home in New Hampton until 1984 when they moved to Cedar Falls where they lived for 26 years. In 2010 Linda and Larry moved back to New Hampton. She enjoyed walking, bible study, gardening, shopping, remodeling houses and her family. She was member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Linda is survived by her husband Larry Roethler of New Hampton; children Melanie (Lee) Martin of San Diego, CA, Linden (Laurie) Roethler of Sioux City, IA, Laurie Roethler of Waterloo, IA, and Jolene (Mark) Rogers of Shelton, CT; one granddaughter Autumn (Casey) Cooke of Remsen, IA; one great granddaughter Lily Ann Cooke; brothers Butch (Jean) Ohm of New Hampton and David (Doris) Ohm of Plano, TX; sisters Anna Moorman of Plainfield, IA and Kay Eischeid of New Hampton; sister-in-law Caroline Ohm of Desoto, WI; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Harry and Frances Ohm; brothers William, Donald, and James; and sister Patricia Ann.