Elfriede Marianne (Noller) Linane
Elfriede Marianne (Noller) Linane, daughter of the late Johann George and Magdalene Marie (Ikinger) Noller, was born February 5, 1930 in Frankenberg, Germany where she grew up and attended school.
On April 20, 1955, Elfriede was united in marriage to John J. Linane in Germany. They shared over 35 years of marriage together and many wonderful memories. John preceded her in death on June 28, 1990.
Elfriede and John came to the United States in 1956 and were immediately sent to Fort Leonard Wood where John was stationed. After John’s discharge from the military, they decided to stay in the St. Robert / Fort Leonard Wood area where Elfriede has remained since that time.
Elfriede was a hardworking woman and worked for many years for Rice’s Cleaners. She began working as a seamstress for the company and eventually became for equipped to do any part of the business that they needed her to do. After her husband became ill, Elfriede left her job and became a full time care giver for John.
Elfriede enjoyed traveling to Eureka Springs, Arkansas to see the sights and also liked to get together with her lady friends from the Catholic Church.
Elfriede passed away at 6:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital of Fort Leonard Wood having attained the age of 84 years, 1 month and 21 days. She will be sadly missed by all those that knew and loved her.
Elfriede is survived by one sister: Gerlinde of Germany; one sister-in-law of Germany; friends: Helene Dalgetty, Lila Rice, Robin Smith, Joy and Phil Bolduc and family, Linda Stephens, Pat Woodman, Rachel and Tara Roberts, Teresa Layman, Christa McCullouch, Norma Dalgetty, Megan Dalgetty, Joseph Dalgetty, Paul Rice, Robbie Rice, Betty Cartwright, Nancy Platt, Pauline La Mountain and Pat Woodman; other relatives and many other friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Elfriede was preceded in death by one brother.
Memorial services were held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in the Memorial Chapels and Crematory with Rev. Christopher Hendrix officiating. The songs “Amazing Grace” and “On Eagle’s Wings” were played.
Online condolences can be sent at www.memorialchapelsandcrematory.com.