Olivia Margaret Linhardt, 95, of Russellville, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital.
She was born May 8, 1924, in Lohman, Missouri, the daughter of the late Gustav and Flora (Fluegel) Linsenbardt.
Olivia was a 1943 graduate of Jefferson City High School.
She was united in marriage on December 30, 1944, to Francis W. Linhardt who preceded her in death on May 4, 1999.
Olivia worked as a secretary for several years, but was mostly a homemaker. She was always available to babysit her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lohman, the Sewing Circle, Dorcas, and STARS. She was baptized by Pastor A. Biederman and confirmed by Pastor J.C. Schiller.
Survivors include three sons, Dan (Joyce) Linhardt, Russellville; Mark (Donna) Linhardt, Lake St. Louis; Todd (Bonnie) Linhardt, Jefferson City; ten grandchildren, Dana (Lyle) Jobe, Jennifer (Danny) Dampf, Craig (Ann) Linhardt, Kimberly (Ryan) Otto, Mitchell (Candace) Linhardt, Chad (Merdith) Linhardt, Erin (Ron) Fowlkes, Kelly (David) Phegley, Ryan (Lizzie) Linhardt, Amber (Willard) Gardner; 20 great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; one great-grandchild expecting; one great-great grandson; one brother, Albin Linsenbardt, Lohman; one sister-in-law, Jerene Lohmeyer, Washington, MO; many nieces and nephews, and other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Francis Linhardt; one great-granddaughter, Madaline Linhardt; one sister, Nelda (Oscar) Bubach; two brothers, Rupert (Corine) Linsenbardt, Aldo (Charlotte) Linsenbardt; and one sister-in-law, Jackie Linsenbardt.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Saturday, October 19, 2019, at Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lohman with Rev. David Viles officiating.
Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery or to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
Scrivner-Morrow Funeral Homes in Russellville is in charge of the arrangements.
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