Linda Jane Faber, age 80 of Skokie, IL
She passed away April 6, 2020 in Lecanto, FL due to complications of COPD.
Linda was born on July 6, 1939 in Evanston, IL to the late Norman and Melba Betts.
On November 8, 1958 she married Leslie Edward Faber with whom she shared 62 years.
They relocated to Citrus County in 2005 after living in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and North Carolina.
Survived by her granddaughter Leslie Faber; 2 great granddaughters Rylee and Madelyn Faber of Westmoreland, TN; grandson Alex Faber of Imperial, MO; son Keith Faber and his wife Lisa of Imperial, MO; daughter Lisa Lotz and her husband Mike of Raleigh, NC and husband Les Faber.
Linda devoted her life being a stay-at-home mother and advocate for animals, especially horses. She worked with the Hooved Animal Humane Society and was responsible for saving the lives of many malnourished and mistreated horses. She loved all animals, enjoyed gardening, sewing, making clothes, painting, reading, antiquing and refinishing furniture.
The family will host a private celebration of her life. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Hooved Animal Humane Society or American Lung Association.
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