In memory of

Linda Green

June 11, 1958 - August 22, 2017
From: Sac City, IA
Linda Green

Linda Green

Born: June 11, 1958
Died: August 22, 2017
Age: 59
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Linda Webber Green was born June 11, 1958, in Singapore, Malaysia, to parents Calvin Palmer and Barbara Rue.  Upon the death of her mother at a very young age, and her father suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Linda and her brother Clayton went to the Clinton, IA, area to live with her father’s sister and brother-in-law, Catherine and Clarence Webber. They had no children of their own and later legally adopted Linda and Clayton.

   Linda attended Culver Academy in Culver, Indiana, graduating in 1976. She later attended the University of Iowa to study to become a Medical Laboratory Technician.

   It was in Iowa City that she met Robert Green and they later married on December 29, 1981.  Born to this marriage, two sons, Ian Robert Green and Alex Duncan Green.

   They made their home in Stuart, FL. Linda continued her education earning further accreditations in her chosen field and worked at the Stuart Memorial Hospital. She taught classes at the Fort Pierce Community College in pathology. Besides her work, she loved the ocean, swimming, and the warm weather. Upon their return to the Sac City area, Linda worked in the lab at Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City.

   After the birth of their first son, Ian, Linda made the decision to become a stay at home mom. She made a living running her father’s farm corporation while spending the majority of her time raising two rowdy children.  Alex was born on Christmas Eve the following year adding to the joyous whirlwind of motherhood. She thoroughly enjoyed watching them grow and accomplish things, and attended their many academic and sports activities.  She was indeed very proud of them both.  She dearly loved her cats, dogs, gardening, music, reading, and expressing her great sense of humor.

  Tragically, her husband Bob’s passing on September 7, 1999, laid the great burden of raising children solely on Linda’s shoulders. She took on this great responsibility with tremendous grace and selflessness. Her determination and spirit through times of adversity like her husband’s passing is what truly made her such a remarkable person. She was a treasure to all who knew and cherished her. Her desire to put a smile on other’s faces was a trait in which she will always be remembered.

  After spending some time in the Clinton area, Linda moved her family back to Sac City to be near family. She later developed a strong companionship with Jim Lee. Jim was a great role model for the kids and she strongly appreciated their relationship.

   Linda peacefully passed away at Mercy Hospital in Sioux City, IA, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

   She was preceded in death by biological and adoptive parents, husband, and mother-in-Law, Grace Green.

   Linda is survived by her sons, Ian Green of Clive, IA, Alex Green of Cedar Falls, IA, special friend Jim Lee of Sac City, IA, brother Clayton Webber of  Clinton, IA , sister-in-law Barbara (Randy) Steinkamp of Sac City, IA, brother-in-law Mike (Jeani) Green of Sac City, IA, and many other relatives and friends.  We will miss a beloved, extraordinary, one of a kind mother and friend.

A Time Of Remembrance
Celebration of Life Gathering
4:00-6:00 p.m., Monday
August 28, 2017
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Sac City, Iowa

Reception will follow at:
Place On State
104 W. State Street
Sac City, Iowa


Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:52 PM
“Ian and Alex: I was very heartbroken to read yesterday that your Mom passed away. I was her Culver roommate and we had great times together. After Culver graduation Linda visited me at our home in Ft. Wayne, Indiana where we had a huge Bon Voyage party prior to departing for travels for 4 weeks or more through western Europe. I visited Linda in Iowa at college and we got together and visited Culver friends in Florida in the 1990's. But our best times as friends were on the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee. Even as a high school girl, your mom was a strong, independent woman. She was extremely smart, athletic and was a great friend to me. We shared many long conversations in our dorm room about worldly issues, and had thousands of great times together. When I spoke with her on the phone over the years, she raved about you boys and how much she loved you. She was a very special woman and I know that her strength is carried on with you. I am so sorry for your loss and hope you find peace in knowing how much she loved you, how many people cherished her and that she will be carried on in you forever. Wendy Giffin, St. Petersburg, Florida (Culver Girls Academy, West Lodge 1976)”
- Wendy Giffin
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 1:47 PM
“I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was always so kind!”
- Rose Harjes
Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 4:15 PM
“Alex- please know that all of us here at SLGCC are thinking of you. ”
- Spring Lake Golf and Country Club
Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 4:15 PM
“So sorry to hear this news! She was an old friend along with bob.God bless all!”
- Larry Hasek
Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 4:15 PM
“Ian and Alex,
We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. You are both in our prayers. ”
- Mary Green
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