Linda L (Deetz) Schoonover

June 21, 1943 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 76)


Garrett – Linda L Schoonover, 76 died Wednesday October 16, 2019 at Kingston Memory Care Center in Fort Wayne. She was born June 21, 1943 in Auburn. She was preceded in death by her parents Robert E and Helen L (Tarlton) Deetz. She was a graduate of Waterloo High School. Linda worked at County Line Cheese for 23 years, Cooper Standard for 10 years and owned and operated L & S Cleaning for 25 years. She was a member of Heritage Community Church in Auburn and she was known as the “Pie Lady” because she made pies for her church for the DeKalb Free Fall Fair. She married Larry Schoonover on June 21, 1985 in Auburn who passed away May 31, 2014. Surviving are a son and 2 daughters, Ray A (Sonja) Burniston Jr. of Cincinnati, OH, Tammy M (Dana) Post of Auburn and Kristi R McCormick of Fort Wayne;4 grandchildren, Amanda (Tyler) Fager, Adam (Emily) Burniston, Austin McCormick and Caitlin Owens. Private family burial will take place at a later date in Fairfield Cemetery, Corunna. Preferred memorials are DeKalb County Humane Shelter, 5221 US-6, Butler, IN 46721 or Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, 1315 Directors Row, #210, Fort Wayne, IN 46808. Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Auburn is assisting the family with arrangements. To send condolences visit

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