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Linda Hixenbaugh


June 18, 1948
July 19, 2020

Funeral Private family services

Linda Darlene Hixenbaugh, 72, of Centralia passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Sunday, July 19, 2020 at her home. She was born on June 18, 1948 the daughter of Leroy Oglesby and Lucille Harding in Marion County. She married her darling husband, Linnie “Butch” Hixenbaugh Sr. on July 24, 1969 in Marion County and he survives in Centralia.

Along with her husband of 51 years, Butch Hixenbaugh, survivors that will carry treasured memories of Linda’s amazing life include her beloved children, Ronald Oglesby and wife Donna of Centralia, Donald Oglesby of Centralia, Linnie Hixenbaugh Jr. of Centralia, Sherry Huller and husband Jamie of Marion, IN, Perry Hixenbaugh Sr. and wife Dawn of Centralia; cherished grandchildren, Melissa Taulbee and husband Joseph of Centralia, Ronnie Oglesby of Centralia, Becky Monical and husband Gary of Sandoval, Kyeson Hixenbaugh of Centralia, Kelsey Kuberski of Frisco, TX, and Carter Huller of Marion, IN, Perry Hixenbaugh Jr. of Centralia, and Shannon Brumley of Centralia; precious great-grandchildren, Kayla Gable of Centralia, Carleigh Taulbee of Centralia, Chayse Taulbee of Centralia; caring siblings, Janice Hixenbaugh of Centralia, and Floyd Hull of Centralia; Loving cousin that was like a sister, Connie Friend of Centralia; a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family; and treasured, furry babies, dog, Pepper, and cat, Baby.

Linda was preceded in death by both her parents, Leroy Oglesby and Lucille Harding Loftland.

Linda was so very proud to be a loving wife and mother, devoting herself to the excellent care of her husband, her children, and her home. After raising her beautiful children into caring adults, Linda was a loyal employee for DOORS. She had a generous heart and loved to see the smiles she could give to others through her kindness. Linda loved to shop for trendy styles, find treasures and good deals at garage sales. Linda and her husband Butch had an appreciation for a good cup of coffee and never missed the opportunity to share this time together. Her family was her heart and she felt being Grandma Hixenbaugh was one of her greatest accomplishments. Linda’s kind heart and example of love will live on in the hearts of her loved ones.

Irvin Macz Funeral Home is privileged to be assisting the family of Linda Hixenbaugh with arrangements. A private celebration of life service will be held. Memorials may be made in Linda’s honor to Family’s Wishes and will be accepted for the family at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories of Linda may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.