Lynda L. (nee Garten), beloved wife of Charles A. Apke. Devoted mother of Jeffrey (Brenda), Mitchell, Timothy(Ruth), and Stephen (Leigh Anne) Apke. Loving grandmother of Alicia, Aaron, Andrew, James, Charles II, Ethan, and Jacob. Dear sister of Gary and Brent Garten. Sept. 1, 2011, at the age of 69. Memorial Gathering, Friday, 9/9/11, 10 – 10:45 A.M. at the Schmidt-Dhonau-Kucner Funeral Home, 10980 Reading Rd., Sharonville. Funeral Service at 11 A.M. Memorial donations to Hospice of Cincinnati – Blue Ash, P.O. Box 633597, Cinti., OH 45263-3597. Online condolences may be made at www.schmidtdhonaukucnerfunerals.com.