Linda L. (Monk) Diggins, 58, of Newton, formerly of Marshalltown, died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her daughter Andrea’s home in Newton. A celebration of life gathering will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 3 at her daughter Andrea’s home at 1874 E. 60th St. N. in Newton. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be left in Linda’s name. Memorials may be left at the celebration gathering on Sunday or at the Wallace Family Funeral Home, 1115 E. 19th St. N. in Newton. Memorials may also be mailed to the funeral home please add, Attn: Diggins Family on the envelope.
Those left to celebrate Linda’s life are her children, Andrea (Kyle) Lovan of Newton, Heather (Bill) Simpson of Albion and Joel Bulanek of Marshalltown; five grandchildren, Braydon Bulanek, Connor Bulanek, Taryn Lovan, Megan Lovan and Molly Lovan; her siblings, Rod (Carol) Monk of Marshalltown, Rocky (Lissa) Monk of Marshalltown, Rick (Shelly) Monk of State Center, Cindy (Chuck) Bennett of Marshalltown, Rusty (Annette) Monk of Marshalltown and Roger (Sandy) Monk of Minnesota
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; husband, Karroll J. Diggins on March 6, 2014; and brother, Randy Monk.