Linda Hardin-Rynearson
Linda Hardin-Rynearson

Obituary of Linda Rae Hardin-Rynearson

In memory of Linda Rae (Hardin) Rynearson, born March 16, 1941 and passed away January 18, 2022 at her home.  Linda was born at McFarland Maternity Home in Cottage Grove, Oregon to George Ray Hardin of North Carolina and Dorothea Winifred (Goddard) Hardin of Oregon.  The family lived at Culp Creek, Oregon and moved to Eugene when Linda was 5.  The family, then including her sister DeEtta Kay, transferred to Boise in 1953.  Her brother Bill Hardin was born in Boise.  Linda attended Boise High School and married Ken Rynearson of Emmett in 1958.  They lived in Portland, Oregon until 1968, where Linda was a telephone operator for Pacific Northwest Bell.  In 1968, they moved to Payette with their 3 children and their youngest son was born in 1976 while living in Payette.  Linda worked locally at Payette Valley Fruit and Ore-Ida.  The treasure of her life was her family; which include her 4 children, her 9 grandchildren and her 8 great-grandchildren, many special nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.  She also had a half-sister Debi (John) Waddell and son Tayler of Shady Cove, Oregon.


Preceded in death by both her parents, her husband, her sister and one grandson.


Local arrangements will be by Lienkaempers in Ontario, Oregon and Linda will be transported at a later date to Corvallis, Oregon where she will be interred in the outdoor mausoleum at Oak Lawn Memorial Park.


A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to honor the life of Linda.


Remember Me with Smiles and Laughter, I will always be in your hearts!

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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Lienkaemper Funeral Chapels - Ontario