Linda Runge

Linda Lynn Runge (Shockey)

December 5, 1955 - May 5, 2021
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Linda Lynn Runge, 65, of Camanche, Iowa passed away poetically at home in her husband's arms on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Cremation rites have been accorded with a visitation taking place from 3pm to 6pm on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Dr) - please dress casually. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Linda was born December 5 1955 in Clinton Iowa, the daughter of Don and Donna (McNamara) Shockey. She was united in marriage to Stephen (Steve) Runge, February 23 1974, in Clinton Iowa. Linda was primarily a homemaker but also spent years working at Imperial Lanes in Camanche. Her family and dogs were everything to her. She enjoyed attending sporting events and other school activities for her grandchildren. Linda also enjoyed crocheting, but most of all she loved her dogs and goats.

Linda is survived by, her loving husband Steve, two daughters – Lisa Runge Edmunds of Clinton Iowa and Tammy (Mike) Schmitt of Cedar Falls Iowa; one son – Tom (Khristie) Runge of Princeton Iowa; a son in law Nick (Amy) Smith of Clinton Iowa; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two bonus families that she considered her kids and grand-kids, Jake and Stephanie Brunning and family and Brett and Lauren Schwandt and family; two brothers – Steven Shockey and Joe (Sandy Thompson) Shockey both of Clinton Iowa; one Aunt – Hazel Foster of Camanche Iowa; several cousins nieces and nephews and her special “Noodle”.

Preceding Linda in death were her parents, her daughter, Rebecca (Becky) Smith and her granddaughter, Tory-Ann Edmunds.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday May 11, 2021 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Tuesday May 11, 2021 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel
    2610 Manufacturing DR.
    Clinton, IA 52732
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Pam Wisor

Posted at 11:22pm
Bill and Pam Wisor
Steve and family,
Bill and I were so sorry to learn of Linda’s passing. She fought a long battle and always had a positive attitude and a smile to go with it. Treasure your memories and happy times..

Teri Wilson

Posted at 08:38am
With loving memories of "Linda Runge",
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David Rickertsen

Posted at 03:29pm
I've known Linda from when I still lived on our farm. Extremely sweet, kind and considerate. My heart goes out to the family.

Jeffrey & Lisa Witt

Posted at 08:02am
Linda, you will be missed by every person that you shared your beautiful smile and heart with.
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Ann Freeman

Posted at 08:32pm
seeing her sitting at the fire at the corn maze waiting Fallout the night to start she will surely be missed rest in peace Linda

Annie Schumacher Posted at 06:23pm

Mikey and I are so sorry for your loss, she was a sweetheart.

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