Linda Wall Krieger

Linda was born to Clarence and Violet Thorpe on July 22, 1946 in Bloomington. She had a close relationship growing up with her sister Dee; brother Jim; and cousins Mark and Scott Griesemer. In 1962, she married Ronald Wall of Normal. They had four children; James, Andrea, Jeffrey, and Jonathon. They eventually settled near St. Louis, and were active and devoted parents who enjoyed coaching the kids' sporting teams. Linda's beloved Ron passed away in 1989. She later married David Krieger of St. Charles, Missouri. In 2011, she moved to California to be closer to her daughter, Andrea (Foo). Linda passed away at her home in Bakersfield, California on May 19, 2018, with her daughter and her constant companion, Shorty, by her side. She is now in heaven with all of her family who passed before her, including Ron, her son Jeff her "little buddy", David Krieger, Clarence and Violet Thorpe, Mary Ann Kouba, Delores Griesemer, Cindy Griesemer, and Aggie. She is survived by her children, Jim, Foo and son-in-law Greg, and Jon, grandchildren Joshua, Devin, Chelsea, Justice and India Wall; great grandchildren Arianna, Dominick, Tara and Camille Wall, Tammy and Brian Hoette, and Edwina and Steven Leonard, her brother Jim Thorpe and wife Juli of Bloomington, Susan Stachowski and husband John of Florida, cousins Mark and Scott Greisemer, and her devoted companion, Shorty. She loved her family above all else. She will be missed greatly. We love you to the moon and back! A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 16th at noon at East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington. Burial of her ashes will follow at East Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bloomington.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, June 16, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, June 16, 2018

Linda Wall Krieger

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