Linda Anne Youtzy
Linda Anne Youtzy

CONVOY, Ohio — Linda Anne Youtzy, 68, of Convoy, passed away comfortably surrounded by her family and love at 9:46 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She was born Dec. 17, 1945, in Russell, Massachusetts, to the late Beatrice (Blake) Russillo.

Her husband, Jerry Lee Youtzy, survives. They were married July 14, 1984.


Other survivors include a daughter: Suzanne Harris of Convoy; sons: Michael (Shellie) Campbell of Fort Wayne, Scott (Brandy) Campbell of Berne, Indiana, Matthew (Cheryl) Youtzy of Van Wert; brothers: Anthony (Liz) Russillo of Russell, Massachusetts, Edward Russillo of Cheektowaga, New York; sisters: Toni (Steve) White of Springville, New York, Margaret (Ray) Foster of West Seneca, New York; mother-in-law: Juanita Youtzy of Van Wert; sisters-in-law: Judy (Danny) Lehman of Springfield, Ohio, and Darlene Youtzy of Van Wert; brothers-in-law: Mike Youtzy of Wichita, Kansas, and Mark Youtzy of Van Wert; eight grandchildren; three nieces, and five nephews.

She had been the proud owner and operator of LS Florists & Gifts in Van Wert. She was a member of Common Grounds Church in Decatur, Indiana.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. Burial will be in Convoy I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Calling hours are Monday from 2 - 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are for the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.