Linda Spotts

Posted Online: June 29, 2014, 8:22 pm
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Linda Spotts, 69, of Long Grove, died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at home.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Weerts, Davenport. Burial is at Oakdale Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Weerts.
She was born in 1945, in Dixon, Ill., to Donald and Helen Donoho. She married Alan Spotts on April 5, 1964.
Surviving are her husband; children, Andrea Redmond, Long Grove, Amy Paulsen, Arminda Cuevas, Davenport, and Craig, Park View; 10 grandchildren; and siblings, Rebecca Johnson, Donald Jr., Gene, James, Doug and Greg Donoho.


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