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Linda Jane Babcock Fruth, 83, of Ellenton, FL left this earth to her lord and savior Jesus Christ on June 17, 2018.
Born May 17, 1935, Linda was the third child of Arthur and Pauline Babcock. Born in Detroit, MI and raised in Henry County, Ohio.
Linda was a homemaker, worked at Montgomery Ward, as a travel agent, Tropicana, and retired from Bealls Department Stores.
Linda loved antiques, was an authority on carnival glass, loved her family, animals and her church.
She was predeceased by her mother and father, sisters Joyce and Lila her husband Jack, and son Todd.
Left grieving her loss are sons, Randy (Jodi) Fruth of Saxapahaw, NC, Robin Fruth of Bradenton,FL, Jeffrey Fruth of Ellenton, FL. Grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jr. (Abigail) of Sarasota, FL, Melissa (Gary) Hershey of Ft. Mill, SC. 5 great-grandchildren. Sisters Sharon (Richard) Fredrick of Parrish, FL and Diane (Jerry) Panning of Hudson, WI., numerous nieces and nephews and her faithful companion dog of 6 years Franke.
Linda's celebration of life ceremony will be July 10, 2018 at 2pm at Faith Lutheran Church, 9608 US 301, Parrish, FL 34219.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation in her name to the Humane Society of Manatee County.
Humane Society of Manatee County
2515 14th Street West, Bradenton FL 34205