In loving memory of

Linda Jennie Bentley
January 11, 1955 - May 31, 2022

Linda J. Bentley, 67, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, May 31, 2022, at Luther Manor in Dubuque, Iowa.

A gathering of family and friends celebrating Linda's life will be held from 10 A.M. until Noon on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in "The Bistro" at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Linda Jennie Walling was born on January 11, 1955 in Clinton, Iowa, to Robert and Betty (Geiger) Walling. She grew up in Clinton and attended Clinton High School and earned her CNA from Clinton Community College. Linda married Terry Gene Bentley in 1991 in Maquoketa, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 28, 2001.

Linda worked as a CNA and Home Health Aide for Crestridge Nursing Home in Maquoketa and for Visiting Nurse Association until retirement.

Linda enjoyed crocheting, flower gardening, reading, and feeding and listening to the birds. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Robert (Angie) Fredericksen of Bondurant, IA, Gracie (Brian) Young of Davenport, FL, Kathee (Marco) Foxan of Maquoketa, IA, Mark Weis of Durango, IA, and Missy Bentley of Clinton, IA; a brother, Bud Rose of Preston, IA; 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Terry, a brother Mike Rose, and sisters Pat Dobson, Lana Mason and Connie Whitaker.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Linda J. Bentley memorial fund has been established.

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Jill wrote on Jun 3, 2022:

"Kathee and family, I'm so sorry for your loss."

Christian Beranek wrote on Jun 1, 2022:

"Homemade chicken noodle soup, bread, and fried chicken. You taught me to love wresting and to be straight forward. I hope you are up there with Grandpa Terry watching over my my family. I love you most ?? "

Laurie Hopkins Messmer wrote on Jun 1, 2022:

"I'm so sorry for your loss. Linda was always so friendly and I know she'll be missed."