Life Story / Obituary


Linda Ann Anthony passed away 9/27/2023 at the age of 73 in Traverse City, Michigan.

Born 7/10/1950 in Detroit, MI at The Womans Hospital.

She lived in Traverse City most of her life. Linda worked as a professional housekeeper for 43 years, becoming like family to many of her clients. She was a wonderful mother, devoted friend and a true force of nature. She was accepting of everyone, vibrant, helpful, and so much more.

Linda enjoyed her family, living life to the fullest, gaming and tending her flower garden. She could make anything bloom, even out of season.

Preceded in death by her parents, Julia (Baker) and Harold Anthony and first husband, Larry Stauffer.

Linda is survived by her husband, Jonn L. Fender and her 3 children, Eric Stauffer, Selene (Stauffer) husband, Michael Grewe, Aaron Stauffer wife Katie (Gibbs) all of

Traverse City; 4 Step-children, Jonn M. Fender wife Evelyn (Stacknik), Lenn Fender wife Meda (Wolfe), Robert Fender and Amy Whittaker; 2 wonderful grandchildren, Dale Hoffman and Elena Stauffer of Traverse City, MI; 7 Step-grandchildren, Marissa, Taylor, Cassidy and Kalea Fender, Snowelle Grewe, Sky and Shadow Whittaker,

Daughter, Wife, Mother, Grandmother and dear friend. She will be missed. Blessed Be

The family will be in contact with family and friends directly for future information on a Celebration of Life.

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