Linda Kay (Zahradnik) Janda passed away on Sept. 1, 2017 at her home in McPherson at the age of 69. She was born on Aug. 5, 1948 in Ellsworth to the late Charles and Ethel (Steiner) Zahradnik. She grew up in the Kanopolis area and graduated from Kanopolis High School in 1966. On Sept. 2, 1966 she was united in marriage to Ivan K. Janda in Wilson. They were blessed with two sons, Mike and Dustin.
Linda was a hardworking woman and eventually retired from the Fuller Brush factory in 1998 after more than 20 years of service. She was a huge fan of the Kansas State Fair and spent many years taking her children and enjoying all of the events, entertainment, vendors, and exhibitors.
She enjoyed garage sales, playing Bingo, and solving crossword puzzles, often working several puzzle books at one time. The greatest love of her life was her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her little dog Speck.
Linda is survived by her sons Mike Janda and wife Teresa of McPherson, and Dustin Janda and girlfriend Diana Shreve of McPherson; brother Delorn Zahradnik of Salina; sister Kathy Sneath and husband Marty of Kanopolis; grandchildren Ashley, Skyler, Brittnay, Caitlin, Casandra, and Mersadys; and great-grandchildren Bentley, Easton, and Adeline.
She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Ethel Zahradnik, and husband Ivan Janda.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home in Wilson. Burial will follow in the Wilson City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to the Linda K. Janda Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, P.O. Box 533, Wilson, KS 67490.
Online condolences may be left at www.plumeroverlease.com