Linda Goossen Fellner

Linda K. Fellner (Goossen) 62, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 8, 2016. Visitation will be held on Sunday March 13 at Iles Dunn's Chapel in Des Moines from 3-6:00 p.m., with a Rosary beginning at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 14 at Basilica of St. John in Des Moines with burial to follow at Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines.

Linda was born in Davenport, Iowa on June 7, 1953 to Joseph and Dorothy Goossen, She attended Davenport Central High School and was part of one of the first integrated classes to graduate from there. Linda went on to attend St. Ambrose University as part of the first Co-Ed class to attend the university she was very proud of her accomplishments.

Linda was a longtime employee of Chartered Financial Services of West Des Moines.

Growing up in eastern Iowa, Linda learned to enjoy the outdoors and savored the sight of the mighty Mississippi River, which she exclaimed how much she missed often to anyone who would listen. She loved to travel with "Ricky" aka Juan, as long as good coffee, food and a fine glass of scotch were involved she was up for the adventure. Linda was a family woman who was very proud of her kids and granddaughters. She enjoyed spending time with them at various events the girls were participating in or just a day at the park.

She is survived by her husband Juan; children Josh Fellner (Shelly) and Julie Fellner (Erik); three granddaughters, Katrena. Haley and Ally; siblings, Lee Goossen, Jan Coffman and Carole Gittings. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Mary.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial contribution to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa in Linda's name.