Linda Jo Bellach

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Linda Jo Bellach, 69, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, July 29, at her home in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Linda was born Feb. 20, 1948, in Rockville, to William J. and Willa D. (Guffey) Bowers. She was united in marriage to George C. Bellach on Sept. 4, 1965, and he survives of the home.

Linda was raised in Rockville and attended school in Rockville and Appleton City. Upon moving to Nevada in 1971 she enjoyed caring for children in her home for many years. She treated each child as if they were her own. Lifetime friendships were formed from all the love she shared. Linda then began employment at Wal-Mart in Nevada where she continued to work for 24 years until her health failed. She had several favorite customers. She never met a stranger and had a smile for everyone. Linda loved meeting people and sharing the stories they told. Hobbies included reading, tending to her flower gardens, winning at card games and spending time with her family and friends. Linda was a lifelong member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Nevada.

In addition to her husband, George, survivors include one daughter, Lori Stacy and her husband, Leon, Nevada; one son, Matthew Bellach, Smithville, Mo.; one granddaughter, Kaelyn Jo Bellach, Smithville, Mo.; step-grandchildren, Danielle (Stacy) Wittenwyler and her husband, Scott, Black Earth, Wis., Aron Stacy and his wife, Tonya, Sheldon; and one step-great-granddaughter, Auria Wittenwyler, Black Earth, Wis.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Johannes Brann and Pastor Dennis Carter officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada.

Memorials are suggested in her memory to Vernon County Cancer Relief in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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