Linda Joyce Vander Horst was born March 24, 1948, to John and Roena Margaret (Elwood) Breuklander, in Iowa City, Iowa.
Linda grew up in Pella and attended Lincoln Elementary School, Webster Junior High, and Pella Community High School.
On December 14, 1963, Linda was united in marriage to Willis “Willy” Vander Horst in Rock Island, Illinois. To this union they were blessed with three sons: Rick, Dave and Dennis. Linda worked for Central College for 26 years and also co-owned and operated Willy’s Auto. She loved her family, flowers, pets, Christian music, and the Iowa Hawkeyes!
Those left to cherish her memory are her husband Willy and their family:
Richard Vander Horst
Kayleen Vander Horst and Derrick De Heer
Colton De Heer
Seth Vander Horst and Kelli Golinghorst
David and Brenda Vander Horst
Zachary and Karisa Vander Horst
Braxton and Waylan
Jacob Vander Horst and Andrea Fuller
Liam Fuller and Rosalyn Fuller
Dennis and Karol Vander Horst
Linda is also survived by her siblings: Jim Breuklander, Bill Breuklander, Mary Breuklander Battistello, and Larry Breuklander.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents John and Margaret Breuklander, her parents-in-law Henry and Dorothy Vander Horst, her siblings: Thomas and Mary Ellen Breuklander died in infancy, John “Popcase” Breuklander, and Carol Breuklander Visser, and her daughter-in-law Karen Vander Horst.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to KCWN or Hospice of Pella.
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Hospice of Pella
304 Oskaloosa Street, Pella IA 50219