Linda Haupt, 68, of Peru, died February 8, 2021.
Private services will be in the Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle with burial in Peru City Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Linda was born in Mendota on December 3, 1952 to Eldon and Mary Horn. She went to Ophir School and graduated from Mendota High School. She married David Haupt on October 1, 1988.
Linda worked at IVCH as a Unit Clerk for 36 years in the surgery department. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in La Salle, where she actively volunteered and was the head of the education committee. Also, during her term, she founded a scholarship program at Grace where children would be sponsored to go to church summer camp and participate in other youth ministries. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, and reading. Linda loved decorating for the holidays and ending the day watching her favorite type of movie, country westerns.
Linda is survived by her husband David; her children Matt (Mary) Hassler, Megan (Chris) Hassler and Molly Haupt; her siblings Diane (Stephen) Reed, and Doug Horn; her grandchildren, Eldon, Nolan and Vada Anne; her mother Mary Michel; and special friend and caregiver Cathy Renk.
She was preceded in death by her father Eldon Horn.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Education Fund or St. Jude Hospital.
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