Linda Baer, 65, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday March 20, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born on June 9, 1947 in Springfield, the daughter of Edward and Helen Worms Baer.
She is survived by her sister Lesley (Ed) Duffy of Salisbury, her brother Steven (Rhonda) Baer of Springfield, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Linda graduated from Illinois State University, and then received her Masters Degree from Sangamon State University. She was a teacher for Springfield School District 186 for 25 years, and she was a member of the Springfield Education Association and the Illinois Education Association. Linda enjoyed reading, spending time with her nieces, nephews, and her beloved dogs.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00am on Monday March 25, 2013 at Oak Ridge Cemetery with Rabbi Michael Datz officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice. Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at www.bischfuneralhomewest.com.