Independence – Linda K. Hearn, 76 years old, of Independence, Iowa, died on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at the Buchanan County Health Center in Independence. She was born on November 9, 1944, in Independence, the daughter of Dr. Robert James and Alice Marjorie (Campbell) Henderson. She graduated from high school in Independence and then earned a B.S. degree from Upper Iowa University in Fayette. On April 9, 1964, she and Douglas Lee Hearn were married at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence. He preceded her in death in 2015. Mrs. Hearn was an independent insurance agent until she retired. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and P.E.O., and she was formerly a member of the Independence Lions Club.
Mrs. Hearn is survived by 1 daughter, Rachel Snow of Madison, Wisconsin, 1 son, Robert (Melissa) Hearn of Independence, 8 Grandchildren, Daniel, Emily, Margaret, Nick, Gretchen, Allyson, Alexis, and Grace, and 4 great grandchildren, Adeline, Charlie, Olivia, and Easton.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, 1daughter, Kathy Eschen, 1 sister, Marcia Henderson, and 1 brother, Larry Henderson.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Independence. Rev. David Beckman will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Independence. Visitation is from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, September 6th, at the White Funeral Home in Independence where a Vigil Service begins at 6:30 p.m. On line condolences may be left at www.White-MtHope.com. White Funeral Home of Independence is in charge of arrangements.