Linda L. Livingston, age 72, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 7:32 AM on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Aperian North Nursing Home in Galesburg, Illinois. She was born on May 26, 1947 in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Arlo E. and Margaret F. (Smith) Sage. Linda attended schools in Monmouth and was a graduate of Monmouth High School. On August 10, 1968, she married Benjamin W. "Benny" Sage in Monmouth, Illinois and he preceded her in death on October 13, 2017.
Linda was a nurses aid for many years at the Old County Nursing Home. Later, she worked in the dietary department at Community Memorial Hospital in Monmouth until her retirement. Linda enjoy collecting rabbits and snowbabies and
chatting with her friends. In her early years, she and Benny were remembered skating around the Rainbow Roller Rink. Mostly, she loved being with her grandchildren.
Linda is survived by one son, John (Lesley Bushong) Livingston of Monmouth, Illinois, four grandchildren; Katy, Lora, Charley, and Jake, and one brother, Bill (Pam) Sage of Monmouth, Illinois. She is also survived by her cousins. Linda is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Benny.
A funeral service is planned for 10:30 AM on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Monmouth, Illinois. Her family plans visitation from 9:30-10:30 prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be at Monmouth Cemetery. A memorial is being established for Critter Cove of Galesburg, Illinois.
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