COLUMBUS — Linda A. Legenza, 66, of Columbus, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at her home in Columbus following a four-month battle with cancer. She was surrounded by friends and family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 562 17th Ave., in Columbus. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the church. There will be a 3:30 p.m. CDA rosary and 7 p.m. vigil Sunday at the church. Visitation will continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Interment will be in All Saints Cemetery in Columbus.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later time.
Linda was born Jan. 26, 1951, in Columbus to Lawrence J. Sr. and Phyllis A. (Kosiba) Kush. She grew up in Columbus where she received her education at St. Anthony Grade School and graduated from Scotus Central Catholic High School. She married James F. Legenza on Sept. 5, 1970, in Columbus. She worked at Take A Gander, McChristy Jewelers and First National Bank where she retired from in 2012. She enjoyed spending time with her kids, grandchildren, friends and family. She also enjoyed reading and gardening with flowers being her passion. She was a member of St. Anthony Church, Catholic Daughters of America, St. Theresa Sodality, Bridge and Bunco Club and the Tea Bags Extension Club.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Legenza of Columbus; daughter, Cory (Jared) Roberts of Plattsmouth; daughter, Chandra (Kevin Voecks) Roberts of Norfolk; grandchildren, Grant, Logan and Mason Roberts; son, Aaron (Megan) Legenza of Columbus; grandchildren, Gia and Rowan Legenza; mother, Phyllis Kush of Columbus; sister, Aimee Kush of Las Vegas; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joan (Gene) Wiebelhaus of Fremont; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bob (Carolyn) Legenza of Columbus; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bill (Nancy) Legenza of Omaha.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Kush Sr.; brothers, Jerry, David and Larry Kush Jr.; grandparents, Frank and Anna Kosiba and Thomas and Vera Kush; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Felix Boots and Dorothy Legenza; and son-in-law, Daniel Roberts.
Condolences may be directed to www.mckownfuneralhome.com.