Linda Sue Teets

1963 - 2020


Linda Sue Teets, 57, of Kalona, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at her home in Kalona surrounded by her family. A celebration of life was held Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Kalona Mennonite Church.  Burial followed at Sharon Hill Cemetery in Kalona. The service will also be available via livestream at the Beatty Peterseim Facebook Page.   A memorial fund for the family’s use  and Hospice of Washington County has been established.

Linda Sue (Waters) Teets was born Jan. 14, 1963, in Roseburg, Ore., the daughter of John and Arvilla (Mast) Waters.  She was a 1981 High School graduate and received an Associate Degree in occupational therapy from Kirkwood Community College.  On June 13, 1987, she was united in marriage to Jerry D. Teets at Crooked Creek Christian Camp in Wayland. Linda worked for Grant Wood AEA in occupational therapy and later became a homemaker and assisted Jerry with the family photography business, J. Teets Studio.  Linda loved spending time with her family and friends and enjoyed reading and being in nature. She did everything with love and her beautiful faith encouraged and inspired those around her.

 Survivors include her four children: Gregory of Centerville, Elissa and Jessie of Kalona and Marshal of Hudson; her mother and father: John and Arvilla Waters of Kalona; her mother-in-law: Marg Teets of Kalona; six siblings: Terry (Lagkana) Waters of North Liberty, Ron Waters of Kalona, Ruth (Robert) Cunard of Missouri Valley, Rose (Kevin) Bachus of Solon, Keith (Karen) Waters of Iowa City, and Crystal (Aaron) Rath of Riverside; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Linda in death was her husband: Jerry on Nov. 26, 2015; and father-in-law: Robert Teets on March 4, 2015.

Peterseim Funeral Home of Kalona is caring for the family.


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