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Funeral is Friday for ‘Flower Lady’ Linda Medendorp

Linda L. Medendorp, age 78, died Monday, Oct. 23.

Grandma Linda’s doors and arms were always open, and everyone knew it. Shea was known as “The Flower Lady” and “The Sweet Corn Lady.” She maintained a huge garden, sold produce and flowers at her roadside stand.

She is survived by her daughters, Debra and Allan Edwards, Sherry and Mike Steffen, Evelyn and Jim Jarosch, Jean and David Mejeur; her grandchildren, Nicole Edwards, Heather Edwards, Matthew Steffen, Andrew Steffen, Shannon and Greg Herrema, Danelle Jarosch, Kenneth Mejeur, Jennifer Mejeur; her great-grandchildren, Jaxon Radke, Ryder Radke, Nicholas Steffen, Jadyn Jarosch, Teagan Herrema, Mia Rose McKinley; her sister, Patsy “Pat” Smith; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Medendorp; and her siblings Jerry Luyk, Dorothy Vriesinga, and Bonnie Zylstra.

A time for relatives and friends to visit with Linda’s family will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Services, 312 N. Main St., Wayland. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Dorr Christian Reformed Church, 4220 18th St. Interment will be at East Martin Cemetery.

In honor of Linda, contributions may be made to Project Hope – Annetta Jansen Ministries.

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