Linda Lee Maggard, 76, of Baxter died on Monday, October 19, 2020, at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 23, at Ashton Chapel in rural Mingo. Burial will follow at Union Chapel Cemetery and then a lunch at the Mingo Community Center. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m., Thursday, October 22, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorials in Linda’s name (checks made payable to Richard Maggard) may be left at the church the day of the service or at the funeral home.
Linda, the daughter of Jakie and Mary (Bucklin) Stubbe, was born on June 18, 1944 in Newton. She grew up in Baxter and graduated from Baxter High School. On October 12, 1962, Linda was united in marriage with Richard Maggard in Baxter. They made their home in rural Mingo. Linda worked for over 20 years as a claims adjuster at Principal Financial Group. She was a member of Ashton Chapel and had helped with Vacation Bible School in both Ashton and Ira. Linda loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She also liked going on rides and road trips.
Linda is survived by her husband, Richard Maggard of Baxter; children, David (Kelly) Maggard of Mingo, Darwin (Vicky) Maggard of Prairie City, Donnie (Holly) Maggard of Runnells, and Carmen (Rusty) Parker of Baxter; 10 grandchildren, Jake Maggard, Marybeth Maggard, Breck Hinton, James Maggard, Kelsey Maggard (Austin Walker), Jaret Maggard, Justin Maggard, Leeanna (Brandon) Price, Russell Parker, and Dakota Parker; her two great-grandchildren, Kole Price and Lane Walker; and sister, Sally Jo (Marvin) Morris of Newton. She was preceded in death by her parents.
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