Linda Nel Lee Hochstetler, age 65, of Constantine, passed away Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 in Middlebury, Indiana. She was born in Wolf Lake, Indiana on April 11, 1948, a daughter of Carl and Glema (Preston) Hochstetler. Linda worked as a waitress at Middlebury Hills Restaurant in Middlebury. She graduated from Centreville High School in 1966. Linda loved animals, especially horses, and took great pride in her work as a waitress. She also enjoyed to read and work in her flower garden.
Surviving are her mother Glema Hochstetler, Nottawa, MI sister Sondra Pierce of Nottawa, brothers Anthony (LeAnn) Hochstetler of Centreville, MI, Timothy (Lynn) Hochstetler of Centreville, Kristopher (Delilah) Hochstetler of Harlingen, TX, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.
Relatives and friends will be received Thursday 10 to 11 am at Centreville United Methodist Church, where a A Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Dr. Karin Orr officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph County Animal Rescue Fund. Arrangements were entrusted to Eley Funeral Home in Centreville. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.