LINDA L. SHUPP age 76,
Formerly of New Knoxville and had been residing with her daughter near Sidney, died on Friday, June 9, 2023 at 5:43 P.M. at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH. She was born on November 4, 1948 in Celina, OH. She was the daughter of the late Donald F. and Dorothy (Rogers) Schneider. Her mother survives in New Bremen. On April 12, 1969, she married Dennis A. Shupp who died on September 29, 2010. Also surviving are her children; Terry Shupp of New Knoxville, Denys Slife of Sidney, David (Jennifer) Shupp of Wapakoneta and Steven Shupp of New Knoxville, her grandchildren; Rachelle (Kane) McMahan, Harley Shupp, Kyrsten Shupp, and Cody Shupp and her two great grandchildren, (with one on the way) Charlotte Shupp and Chloe McMahan. Linda is also survived by her sisters, Wanda Hemmelgarn of Wright City, MO., and Myra (Michael) Hanenkratt of Minster. Preceding her in death was her sister Donna Culver.
Linda was a 1967 graduate of New Bremen High School. She had attended the United Methodist Church in New Knoxville and St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen. She had worked at Hoge Lumber Co. of New Knoxville and worked in the bakery and deli at Wagner’s IGA in Minster, retiring in 2010. She enjoyed camping with her family and could be found quite often at Glacier Hills Lakes near Wapakoneta, sitting around the campfire and enjoying the views of the lake. You could find her tending to her garden, growing roses and daffodils or making weekend road trips on the back of her husband’s motorcycle. Listening to the music of Elvis and 80’s and 90’s country were a favorite past time but Linda cherished the time spent with her kids and grandkids.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 16, 2023 at 4:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen with Pastor Ken Locke officiating. Inurnment will take place Monday, June 19, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, New Knoxville. Calling hours will be held on Friday, June 16 from 2:00 until the time of the services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at www.parkinson.org or to the Riverside Methodist Hospital at www.foundation.ohiohealth.com. Condolences to the Shupp family may be left online at gilberghartwigfh.com.