Linda R. Darnell, age 61 of Westerville, OH passed away at her home Monday, May 13, 2019 after an illness. She was born December 17, 1957 in New Ulm, MN to Orville Jacobson and the late Janelle Jacobson.
Linda is survived by her children; Michael Jones of Houston, TX, and daughter, Michelle (Link) Staffen; grandsons: Luke and Jack Staffen; brothers: Daryl and Larry Jacobson; sisters: Jolene Graham and Mary Thorpe; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Linda was a loving mother, grandmother, and good friend. She belonged to a close-knit group of friends who considered one another as family, seeing one another through all of life’s ups and downs. She enjoyed trips to the beach and lakes with her friends. She especially cherished the time she spent with her grandsons. Linda was a simple, solid, and dependable person, without extravagant tastes or demands. She retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield in 2017 after a 40 year career there as a systems analyst.
In addition to her mother, Linda was preceded in death by her step-mother, Gertrude Jacobson.
Visitation will be held Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr., Delaware Ohio. A memorial service will be held immediately following at 11:00 a.m. with Daryl Jacobson officiating. Friends are invited to share a meal with the family after the service in the community room at the funeral home.
Donations may be made in Linda’s memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at https://secure.pancan.org/site/Donation2?df_id=2681&mfc_pref=T&2681.donation=form1