Jane C. Linden 1916-2013

SANDUSKY – Jane Cribbs Linden, 96, of Sandusky, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at Commons of Providence Memory Care Center.

Jane was born June 28, 1916, in Jeannette, Pa., the daughter of the late Ira Irvin and Edna Viola Prussia Cribbs.

She graduated from Rayen High School, Youngstown, in 1934 and received her BSE from Kent State University in September 1964.

Jane was an elementary school teacher and taught in the Warren City Schools Devon Elementary from 1957 to 1964, Forest Park School in Winston-Salem, N.C., for eight years and Warren Christian School for four years. She was a member of the Trumbull County Retired Teachers Association.

Loving memories will be carried on by her son, David (Charlene) Linden of Sandusky; son-in-law, Robert Pitzer of Pheonix; six grandchildren, David Bradford (Michaela) Linden of Sandusky, Cheryl Marie (Dr. Todd) Csorba of Hudson, Douglas Brett of Sandusky, Kristin Ann (Kevin) Cordner of Brookfield, Dr. Jeffrey Robert (Joy) Pitzer of Arbor Vitae, Wis., and Elaine Kay (James) Spencer of Springfield, Miss.; two sisters, Edna Cribbs and Minnie Blose of Niles; and 13 great-grandchildren, Sydney Pitzer, Rachel Cordner, Lauren Cordner, Catherine Linden, Caroline Linden, David Linden, Alex Csorba, Andrew Linden, Taylor Linden, Morgan Linden, Chloe Csorba, Sara Wenner and Carolyn Wenner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David E. Linden Sr., whom she married on Sept. 14, 1935, and who passed away Jan. 8, 1993; a daughter, Jane Linden Pitzer; two brothers, John and Irvin Cribbs; three sisters, Elizabeth Ann Cribbs, Jerry Cribbs and Kathleen Zezzo; and one great-grandson, Jonathan Cordner.

Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, where services will be held 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Snyder officiating.

Jane will be laid to rest in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests any material contributions be made to the Commons of Providence Memory Care Center, 4901 Providence Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870, in her memory.

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