Linda Lou Villas
Thursday, August 21, 2014 3:00 AM
Linda Lou Villas, 66, of Menominee, Mich., passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, Wis. with her family by her side. She was born in Marinette, Wis. on October 5, 1947, to the late Robert "Blackie" and Doris (Neal) Peters.
Linda married the love of her life, Allen Villas, Sr. on January 7, 1967, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Marinette, Wis. He preceded her in death on February 14, 2012. She graduated from Marinette High School class of 1966. Linda worked as a bus driver and custodian at the Menominee Area Public Schools, retiring in 2012. Linda loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and her great grandson. She loved to go to her son's and grandchildren's sports games. She never missed a game rain or shine. Linda made it a point to talk to her children every day and never missed an opportunity to spend time with them. She enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers with friends on Sunday. She also enjoyed camping and watching the Game Show Network.
Linda is survived by her three sons: Allen (Melissa) Villas, Jr., Robert (Debbie) Villas and Telly (Jonelle) Villas, all of Menominee, Mich.; five grandchildren: Brian Bell and Scott (Hannah) Bell, Karissa (Adam Herzog) Villas and Chloe Villas and Jocelyn Villas, one great-grandson, Cameron Bell; two brothers: Bill (Linda) Peters and Paul Peters; two brother-in-laws: Pete (Linda) Villas and Robert (Mary) Villas and one sister-in-law, Elma (Michael) Strahl and nieces and nephews. Along with her parents and her husband, Linda was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Marcia Peters.
Funeral services for Linda will be held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Menominee on Sunday, August 24, 2014. Friends may call at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 4 p.m. The Rev. Lee Goodwin will officiate.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee.
The Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Linda will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She was the most thoughtful and caring person, always putting others first. She is now at peace and reunited with her husband Al, may they enjoy being with each other again.
A memorial fund has been established in Linda's name. Any expressions of sympathy and kindness can be directed to a family member.