ALPENA — Linda Small, 56, of Alpena, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls. Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Alpena Community Center with the Rev. Derek Baum officiating. Burial will be in the Rest Haven Cemetery at Alpena. Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Kuhler Funeral Home with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the Alpena Community Center in Alpena. Visit www.kuhlerfuneralhome.com.
Linda Lou Lambert was born on March 21, 1957, in Huron, to Richard and Martha (Diede) Lambert. She lived in Alpena her entire life. She graduated from Alpena High School in 1975.
On January 5, 1974, she married Robert “Bob” Small in Huron.
She was employed as a purchasing agent at Van Dyke’s for more than 20 years. She then worked as a purchasing agent for Huron Regional Medical Center for one year. She was then employed as a receptionist at Paramount Bookkeeping Associates.
She enjoyed camping and gardening.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 40 years, Bob Small of Alpena; one daughter, Stacy (Shane) Machtemes of Faulkton; two sons, Jon (Sarah) Small of Brandon and Cody (Jaclyn) Small of Harrisburg; seven grandchildren; her mother, Martha Lambert of Alpena; and several aunts and uncles.For the complete article see the 12-24-2013 issue.
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