Linda R. Wrighton, 66, of Crystal Lake died Saturday Dec. 29, 2012, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
She was born Feb. 19, 1946, in South Haven, Michigan.
She married Thomas Wrighton on Sept. 18, 1971, in Jefferson Park, Ill.
Linda was the oldest of eight and was very family oriented. She was a talented seamstress, enjoyed crafts of all kinds including beading, sewing and ceramics. She was a very generous and loving person with a great sense of humor and a fantastic cook.
She is survived by her husband Thomas; children, Monica (Ron) Juarez, Kristy (Jeff) Iversen, Edward (Shara Johnson), Charles (Nicole Lecuyer); grandchildren, Ayla, Mark, Samantha, Madeline, Elizabeth, Alicia; brothers and sisters, Dinah, Bob, Joan, Barb, Mike; and her best friends, Spike, Toby and Tigger.
She is preceded in death by her mother Beulah Mae, sister Pat and brother Jim.
A celebration of life will be held from 5 to 8 pm on Friday Jan. 4, 2013, at 500 W. Route 176 Crystal Lake. Service will be at 7 p.m.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Angels Wings Pet Adoption Center, 5186 Northwest Hwy # 133 Crystal Lake, IL 60014.