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Linda Sue Strain August 27, 1946 - July 14, 2020

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Linda Sue Strain

Linda Behrendt Strain age 73, born August 27, 1946 in Cincinnati Ohio, died July 14th, 2020 at Otterbein Nursing Home in Lebanon, Ohio. 

Linda was a graduate of Little Miami High School in Morrow, Ohio, class of 1964.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter E Behrendt and Zelpha Adams Behrendt, two brothers Walter Jr. and Thomas Behrendt, her niece Jennifer Sebree and great nephew Shawn Kelly.

She is survived by her son Ray Strain Jr. and her grandson Rylan Strain.  Also, one brother: Steven (Francis) Behrendt, and four sisters: Rosalie Behrendt, Babs (Joe) Woods, Kathy (Dan) Bernhard, Shelly (Bill) Gill.  Sister in law, Linda Behrendt.  In addition, 14 nieces and nephews, 27 great nieces and nephews.

Linda was a lifelong resident of Warren & Hamilton Counties.   She loved to fish, play corn hole, and oh, how she loved to dance!  When the music was turned on at the nursing home, Linda would dance around the halls bringing smiles to fellow residents and staff alike. 

Linda will be missed by her family and all whose lives she touched. 

Graveside services for Mrs. Linda Strain will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020, at 10:00 AM at Arlington Memorial Gardens. Online condolences can be left at www.AMGFuneralHome.com.

Graveside services for Mrs. Linda Strain will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020, at 10:00 AM at Arlington Memorial Gardens.


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    Wally says

    It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to my aunt Linda. I am so sorry that I can not be there in person to pay my respects, but you will be in my thoughts today and always.


    Wally Behrendt

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    Brenda and Harold Berger says

    Linda was always so sweet and kind. She will be missed. Condolences to the family. Sending love and prayers from Phoenix.

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    Wally Behrendt says

    Aunt Linda,

    I do hope that your brother and parents found you and brought you to a place of peace.

    You will always be remembered as an amazing part of my childhood.

    May you forever Rest In Peace, in the knowledge that you were loved and will be remembered!

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    Babs Woods says

    Our family will miss you. Covid -19 will keep us from traveling to say goodbye in person but our hearts will always be with you.

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      Gail Woods-Short says

      I’m Gail Woods-Short. I’m Bab’s sister-in-law, or technically Joe’s. I’m very sorry for the loss of your loved one. And I’m truly sorry for those that can’t travel during this pandemic to share in your grief together. God Bless All of You.

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