Linda L. Hesler, 75, peacefully passed away in her home at 7:16 a.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022.

She was born in LaGrange, Indiana on April 4, 1946, to Floyd M. and Mildred Louise (Combs) Fleck. She attended LaPaz High School. She married Ira Samuels on June 1, 1962. He would sadly proceed her in death on January 27, 1981.

She devotedly worked for K-Mart in Plymouth for 21 years in the health & beauty department and in the electronics department. She very much enjoyed all the people she got to meet in her years before her retirement in 2013.

In her Plymouth home on April 14, 2000, Linda married Billy Hesler. He would pass on February 16, 2001.

Linda loved crocheting and collecting angels, pitchers, and bowls. She had a love for all animals and was a 44-year member of the Women of the Moose in Plymouth.

She adored her family and loved time and visits from her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Linda is survived by her children: Kandi Samuels of Texas, Angela (Kevin) Samuels-Judy of North Liberty, and Scott Samuels of Argos; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Pam Fleck. Also surviving are her stepsiblings: Toni (Wayne Speedy) Samuels, Billi (Troy) Brantley, Raymond (Sharon) Bope and Steve Bope as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother Bonnie (Bope) Fleck, by her two husbands, Ira Samuels and Billy Hesler, and her brother, Kevin Fleck Sr.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 11-1 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m.

Family burial will take place next to Ira Samuels, at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to Cancer Association of Marshall County, 9739 Sunnyside Dr., Plymouth, IN 46563 or Elara Caring Hospice 2515 Bendix Drive, Suite 100, South Bend, IN 46628.

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