Linda Marie Gosch was born October 11, 1952, in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Warren Nepper, Jr. and Evon Nepper. She passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017, at her home in Charter Oak, Iowa, at the age of sixty-four.
Linda was baptized in Christ and confirmed at the Methodist Church in Mapleton, Iowa. She received her education in the Mapleton schools graduating from Mapleton High School with the Class of 1971. Linda was united in marriage to David Gosch at the Soldier Lutheran Church, Soldier, Iowa, March 6, 1970. She was employed in the health care field at Maple Heights Nursing Home in Mapleton, Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison and at Mosaic in Denison where she loved to care for people, especially caring for those with mental and physical challenges.
Hunting and fishing at Mapleton and Castana with her husband were favorite pastimes for her. Linda also enjoyed watching TV, especially science fiction, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, listening to music, dancing and sewing afghans. She was a kind and loving wife and mother and especially loved her grandchildren whom she spent a lot of time with.
Linda was preceded in death by her brother, Michael. Survivors include: her husband, David; two daughters, Shawntell; and Brandy; one son, Shane and his wife, Jolen; five grandchildren, Ashlie, Maggie, Leslie, Gavin and Rebecca; her father, Warren; her mother, Evon; one sister, Donna and her husband, Ray; and one sister-in-law, Linda; other relatives and friends.