Local News, Obituaries

Linnea Saunders Minard, 77

Linnea Saunders Minard died Sunday, Sept. 19, at the age of 77 in her home in Killington with family by her side.

Linnea Saunders Minard

She was born on July 5, 1944, in Queens, New York, daughter of Ray and Anna Saunders. She married David Minard on Aug. 13, 1966.

Linn was a loving member of her community. She was employed at the Killington Post Office for 37 years. She was a dedicated member (65 years) at Sherburne United Church of Christ. She was a member of the Sherburne/Bridgewater Grange (60+ years). She was also a past member of the Sherburne Home Den. She enjoyed weekly Killington Senior luncheons and monthly Red Hat gatherings.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years David Minard, daughter Elisa (David) Sawyer of Killington, Holly Clark of Rutland, and Vicki Black of Killington.

She is “Nana” to three grandchildren and “Gigi” to four great-grandchildren and a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents and two brothers, Oscar and Jon.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with Aldous Funeral Home. She was loved by everyone and was blessed with so many close friends.

To know Linn was how life should be lived. To honor her spirit, send contributions to her “Little White Church,” the Sherburne United Church of Christ, in Killington.

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