The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 9, 2013

Linda Ruth (Lang) Willming


CHRISMAN — Linda Ruth (Lang) Willming, 69, of Chrisman, and formerly of Mahomet, was called home Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Pleasant Meadows Christian Village in Chrisman.

Linda was born March 24, 1943, in Danville to Berlyn O. and Ruth M. (Beckman) Lang.

She married Richard L. Willming on Jan. 22, 1961, in Danville.

She was a member of the Olivet Nazarene Church, a Bunco Club and the Writer’s Guild. She enjoyed writing, gardening, playing the piano, loved her dogs and cats, was well known for decorating for every season and holiday and dearly loved all of her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Richard Willming of Mahomet; a son, Jamey (Darla) Willming of Chrisman; two daughters, Lynnette (Rich) Ervin of Danville and Kamala (James) Wynne of Covington, Ind.; one sister, Jacqueline (Chuck) Robertson of Georgetown; seven grandchildren, Kayla Willming (Kevin Brothers) of Houston, Texas, David Willming of Chrisman, Chelsea Pruitt (Josh Weeks) of Phoenix, Ariz., Kelbi Ervin of Danville, Marissa (Bobby) Rennaker of DaphneAla., Maissie (Nathen) Jenkins of Biloxi, Miss., and Dorian Wynne of Greenwood, Ind.; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her parents.

A memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Chrisman Christian Church. Visitation will be two hours prior, beginning at 5 p.m. at the church. There will be a private family burial at a later date. For those who wish, instead of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Pleasant Meadows Christian Village Activity Fund. Online condolences and service information are available at

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