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Linda Kay "Schilb" Vermilion

September 3, 1960 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 61)


Linda Kay Schilb Vermilion age 61 of Carrizozo, NM passed away Friday, September 3, 2021.

Visitation for family & friends will be 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., September 24, 2021, at Behner Funeral Home.

Celebration of Life service will be 10:00 a.m., September 25. 2021, at Behner Funeral Home with Pastor John Kermott officiating. Inurnment will follow at Spencer Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Glenda White, 1504 Lone Oak Circle, Fairfield, IA 52556.

Linda was born September 3, 1960, in Burlington, IA to Lester Roy and Doris Darlene (Smith) Schilb.  She married Jerome Hammes and they later divorced.  On September 5, 2015 she married David Vermilion in Carrizozo, NM.

Linda graduated from Fairfield High School Class of 1978.  Worked as a dietary aide at Sunrise Terrace, Winfield, IA, Park Place Elder Living and Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.  Linda was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, quilting, attending to her flower and vegetable gardens, going to church clubs and watching Sunday and Monday night football. She sold Avon for several years.  After moving to Kansas, she worked at Walmart, GTI and was a personal care aide.  Most important was spending time with family and friends.   

Linda will be missed by her husband, David of Carrizozo, NM; 4 children, Matthew Hammes of Princeton, KS, Leslie A Powell, Lawrence, KS, Jonathan Hammes of Alamogordo, NM and Eric (Brittanie) Hammes of Wichita, KS; 14 grandchildren, Seth, Wyatt, Pressley, Holly, Alec, Heath, Jocelyn, Skylar, Haylee, Mackenzie, Piper, Noah,  step children, DJ (Amy) Vermilion of Nebraska and Jimmy Vermilion of New Mexico; 9 step grandchildren, James, Samantha, Abigail, Elizabeth, Alyshia, Erika, Erick Culley, Janessa and Zaiden Vermilion;  2 step great grandchildren, Xander Gallegos and Isaac Culley; siblings, Steven (Julie Campbell) Smith of Agency, Jeffrey Schilb and Glenda White (her twin sister) both of Fairfield; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Doris; sister, Roxie Brown; and nephew, David White.

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September 24, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
203 South Main
Fairfield, IA 52556
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Celebration of Life
September 25, 2021

10:00 AM
Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
203 South Main
Fairfield, IA 52556
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins

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