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Kraft Funeral Service

708 East Spring Street, New Albany, IN

OBITUARY

Linda K. (Kingsley) Birdwell

September 13, 1937February 13, 2020
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Linda K. Birdwell, 82 years of age passed away Thursday, February, 13, 2020 at her home. She was born September 13, 1937 in Laconia, Indiana to the late Simon “Doc” and Myrtle Kingsley. Linda was a very strong woman, always putting her family first. She loved IU Basketball and was proud of all her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Edward Birdwell; children, Teresa Walker (Bruce), James Birdwell (Jan); Rhonda Rose; sisters, Lena Ferree, Katherine Knear, Beverley Eisenmenger, Debbie Dones; grandchildren, Kelsey Keefer (Zak), Cory Walker (LeAnn), Alex McCulloch (Lucas), Braden Birdwell, Haley Rose; great grandchildren, Kingsley Keefer, Addison Keefer, Theo Walker, and Rooney McCulloch.

Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday and 9:00 am to 11:00 am Monday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana. Her funeral service will be held 11:00 am Monday in the Kraft Chapel with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.

The family requests donations in Linda’s memory be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 16, 2020
  • Visitation Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 17, 2020

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Biography

Linda K. Birdwell, 82 years of age passed away Thursday, February, 13, 2020 at her home. She was born September 13, 1937 in Laconia, Indiana to the late Simon “Doc” and Myrtle Kingsley. Linda was a very strong woman, always putting her family first. She loved IU Basketball and was proud of all her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Edward Birdwell; children, Teresa Walker (Bruce), James Birdwell (Jan); Rhonda Rose; sisters, Lena Ferree, Katherine Knear, Beverley Eisenmenger, Debbie Dones; grandchildren, Kelsey Keefer (Zak), Cory Walker (LeAnn), Alex McCulloch (Lucas), Braden Birdwell, Haley Rose; great grandchildren, Kingsley Keefer, Addison Keefer, Theo Walker, and Rooney McCulloch.
Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Sunday and 9:00 am to 11:00 am Monday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana. Her funeral service will be held 11:00 am Monday in the Kraft Chapel with burial to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany, Indiana.
The family requests donations in Linda’s memory be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net