Linda Kaye Belba, 49, of Keokuk, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Blessing Hospital in Keokuk.
Linda was born on October 8, 1971, in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Charles and Pat (Marler) Belba. She graduated from Keokuk High School in 1990. Linda was employed at the Parkridge Workshop in Montrose and Bridgeway in Keokuk and attended the Church of the Nazarene in Montrose. Linda could often be found at local sports games, where she was a fixture. She rooted for the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Chicago Cubs, the Kansas City Chiefs, and any Keokuk teams. Most of all, she loved her family, and attended all of her nieces and nephew’s events.
Linda is survived by her mother Pat Belba of Keokuk; her brother David Belba of Keokuk; her nieces Sadie and Abby and nephew Jesse, all of Keokuk; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Linda is preceded in death by her father and her grandparents.
Linda’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service at 2 pm on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home in Keokuk, with burial to follow at Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk. Visitation will be held on Saturday from noon to 2 pm at the funeral home directly before the service. All in attendance are invited to wear their Cubs, Kansas City Chiefs, Hawkeyes or Keokuk Chiefs attire, or other sports apparel in memory of Linda.
Memorials may be directed to Keokuk Athletics attention Girls Basketball.
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