Linda J. Olinger 54, of Beecher City, IL passed away at 6:13 PM Saturday July 12, 2014 in her home.

Linda was born Dec. 29, 1959 in Effingham, IL the daughter of Christopher and Louise Rieman Fuesting.

She married Dwight Olinger on Aug. 22, 1981 in Effingham.

Linda was a homemaker for her family, and for over 20 years she was employed in the dietary department of Lynncrest Manor in Effingham.

Surviving are her husband Dwight; mother Louise Fuesting in Effingham; children: Stephanie (Lucas) Kirkbride of Shelbyville and Angela Olinger of Beecher City; grandchildren: Albert Kirkbride, Lizzy Kirkbride, Johnny Kirkbride, Sierra Olinger and Jaiden Olinger; brothers and sisters: Nancy (Charlie) Rohr of Watson, IL, Kenny (Debbie) Fuesting of Mt. Juliette, TN, Denny Fuesting of Effingham, Phyllis Swinehart of Bethany, IL, Jim Fuesting of Teutopolis, IL, Janet (Jim) Meyer of Watson, IL, Susan (Brady Durbin) Fuestingof Effingham and Mark (Nicola) Fuesting of Effingham; mother-in-law Fern Olinger of Beecher City; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dennis (Kimberly) Olinger of Palmer, IL, Donna Olinger of Dallas , TX, Debra ( Joe) Tenczar of Effingham and Dawn Olinger of Beecher City; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father Christopher Fuesting, sister Carolyn Stewart, father-in-law Marvin Olinger, brother-in-law Dennis Swinehart and nephew Robert Stewart.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday July 16, 2014 in Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City. Pastor Bob Shaw will officiate. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM Tuesday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Beecher City Cemetery.Memorials may be made to Crossroads Cancer Center in Effingham.On line condolences: www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com