Linda Spires died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Sparrow Hospital of Lansing, Mich.
Linda was born June 21, 1955, to Curtis and Betty Newcome. She married David "Dave" Spires on May 9, 1972.
She is survived by her mother, Betty Newcome of Fostoria; a daughter, Stephanie Ann (George) Gibat of Ovid, Mich.; a son, David C. Spires Jr. of Fostoria; two sisters, Betty Lou (Gary Dieter) Smith and Gail Francis (Tom) Stiger, both of Fostoria; a brother, Brian E. Newcome of Fostoria; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and father.
Her funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Harold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Services will be conducted by Pastor Samuel Suman of the Trinity United Brethren Church of Fostoria.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Seneca County Animal shelter in Tiffin.