Redwood - The funeral for Linda M. Faust Loomis, age 63, will be at 11 am on Thursday at the Clayton United Methodist Church with Pastor Donald Briant officiating.

Calling hours will be from 5-8 pm, Wednesday, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton. A spring burial will be in St. Lawrence Union Cemetery.

Linda was born September 14, 1949, in Clayton, the daughter of George and Roxie Cumins Schleher. She graduated from Clayton Central School in 1967.

She married Maurice (Bud) Loomis on December 30, 2006, at the Clayton Fire Hall. A previous married to William Faust ended in divorce.

Linda worked for the 1000 Islands Bait Store for 22 years, Wingrath Brothers Lumber yard for 7 years and at the time of her death she worked for Garlocks Lumber and Hardware in Alexandria Bay.

She was a Daughter of the American Legion Clayton, a member of the Clayton Fire Department and the American Legion Ladies Auxilaries.

Linda enjoyed bingo, playing cards, gambling, kids and her great grand-child and especially her husband.

Surviving besides her husband Bud are her three daughters and their husbands, Melinda (Jeffrey) Countryman of Theresa, Melissa (George) Haas and Misty (Ken) Partridge all of Clayton; six grandchildren; one great grand-daughter; two brothers, Daniel (Linda) Schleher and Johnny Mike (Janet) all of Clayton; nieces and nephews.

One brother, Gary, and his wife, Alvera, died before her.

Donations can be made in her name to the Redwood Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Squad, where the reception will be held after the service or the Clayton Volunteer Fire Department.
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