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Aimee Linvill, 90

September 19, 2013

Aimee Elizabeth Linvill, 90, of Columbia City, passed away at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor.
She was born Dec. 6, 1922, in Seattle, Wa., a daughter of Carson Page and Euna J. (Malcolm) Perry.
In 1935, her family moved to the Perry Homestead in Huntertown from Seattle. She graduated from Huntertown High School in 1941.
On Sept. 30, 1943, she was united in marriage to Marshall H. Linvill. They made their home in Smith Township.
Mr. Linvill died Feb. 7, 1982. In 1983, Aimee moved into Columbia City.
A homemaker, she also worked at General Electric for 23 years.
Her memberships include Columbia City United Methodist Church for more than 50 years, Order of the Eastern Star and Extension Homemakers Association.
She served as president of Smith Township Homemakers Club for nine consecutive years and Whitley County Extension Homemakers Association for four years.
In 1992, she served as camp director of the Northeastern Indiana Homemakers Camp at Camp Limberlost at Oliver Lake.
In 1995, she was the winner of the Home Division cake baking contest at the 4-H building sponsored by REMC. She was also a member of the Savers Club of Whitley County Memorial Hospital and was the Blue Blazer Award winner from the “Evening of Elegance” by W.C.M.H.
A member of AARP, she served as president for three years, chaired many trips, assisted with various programs and helped start the Silver Striders Club with the support of W.C.M.H.
She was vice president of the Council on Aging for three years and a member of Whitley County Farm Bureau. Aimee enjoyed going on trips, scrapbooking, playing cards and bingo.
Surviving relatives include two children, Steven (Kathleen) Linvill and Ellen (Lannie) Maloney, all of Columbia City; four grandchildren, Craig Maloney, Scott Maloney, Wendy Kempf and Katelyn Linvill; six great grandchildren; and a sister, Phyllis Powell of New Castle.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Darrell Leon Linvill; a grandson, Nicholas Carson Linvill; and a brother, George M. Perry.
The graveside service will be held 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Blue River Cemetery. There will be no public visitation.
Preferred memorials are to the Nicholas Linvill Memorial Fund at Whitley County Community Foundation or Helpline.
Arrangements are by Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Condolences may be sent www.smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.

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