The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 18, 2013

Johanna Linder


DANVILLE — Johanna Linder, 83, of Danville, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville.

She was born March 28, 1930, to Hans Enz and Lioba (Stuhl) in Germany.

She married Frederick H. Linder on Sept. 14, 1948, in Frankfurt Germany. He preceded Johanna in death in 1974.

Johanna is survived by her son, William E. Linder of Danville; one brother, Karlheinz (Gerlinde) Enz of Frankfurt Germany; and sisters Rosemarie (Gerard) Muller of Zurich Switzerland and Gisela (Gunther) Steurnagel of Frankfurt Germany.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frederick; and sisters Renate Enz and Liselotte Uebel.

Johanna spent her early years in Germany before moving with her husband to America where she became a U.S. citizen. She earned her nursing degree and worked as a LPN for 17 years at the Danville VA.

Johanna was a member of AARP and attended St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Danville. She loved spending time with her family, especially her son, and will be missed by all those who knew her.

A private celebration of Johanna’s life will be conducted at a later date at Sunset Funeral Home in Danville with Father Nelson of St. Paul’s officiating and burial next to her husband at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made in Johanna’s name to the American Kidney Foundation. Condolences may be left at

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