AMHERSTDALE, W.Va. — Linda Politakis Schlager, 70, of Amherstdale, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 25, 2012, from Logan Regional Medical Center after a short illness.
Born February 28, 1942, in Logan County, she was a daughter of the late John and Wanda L. Harvey Politakis.
Linda was a retired nurse, formerly employed with Logan General Hospital for 27 years. She was a Christian of the Church of God faith. Linda considered being a mother her most important job and was devoted to her family. She enjoyed working puzzles, watching Paula Dean cook, Tiger Woods play golf, Dancing with the Stars, and NASCAR every Sunday. A good cook, Linda loved cooking for her family.
Those left to cherish her memory include three children, Debra Browning and Greg Lovell, both of Amherstdale, and Tim (Angela) Lovell of Chapmanville; five grandchildren, Gregory Lovell of Florida, Krista (Chris) Duncan of Amherstdale, Nicholas (Maranda) Lovell and Becca Lovell, both of Chapmanville, and Steven Craddock of Man; two great-grandchildren, Abigael Lovell of Chapmanville and McKenna Duncan of Amherstdale; one sister, Margaret Elswick of Knoxville, Tenn.; four brothers, John (Linda) Politakis of Summersville, David (Mary) Politakis of Baer, Del., Steve (Kathy) Politakis of Newark, Del., and George (Marsha) Politakis of Texas; her very special friend, Dolly Ratliff and her grandson, Jake, both of Kistler, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Davis officiating. Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Saturday and one hour prior to services Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man.