Linda C. McConnell

Linda C. McConnell, 75 of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, March 5, 2020.

Mrs. McConnell received a bachelor’s degree in education from Huntington University and a master’s degree in education from Indiana University. For 21 years, she was a kindergarten and first grade teacher in the Huntington County Community School System. She was an active member in the “Stamping Up” community, and built many relationships there. She was a member of Emmanuel Community Church.

She was born Nov. 26, 1944, in Hornell, NY, to Phillip W. and Eleanor I. Phillips Colegrove. Her husband, Richard, survives.

Additional survivors are  a daughter, Rebecca (Keith) Lord; two sons, Sean (Laura) McConnell and Jason (Betsy) McConnell; a brother, Gary (Regina) Colegrove; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Emmanuel Community Church, Main Campus, 12222 US-24W, Fort Wayne. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 9, 2020, at 11 a.m., with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the church with Rev. Gary Dilley officiating.

Memorials are to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Huntington University or Emmanuel Community Church in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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