Linda Rae Magnuson-Gaddie, 77 passed away on 07/05/2018. A celebration of life will be held at Cedar Memorial Family Center on Sunday July 15, 2018 from 3:00-4:30pm. Linda lived in Cedar Rapids her whole life. She was born April 21, 1941. Linda was married to Don Reed and had two sons, Michael W. Reed and Rick A. Reed and later divorced. Sometime later she married Tom Gaddie, but later divorced. Linda had two dogs, Sophie and Hobbie, who gave her joy every day. She worked at Rockwell for 37 years and later worked for driving Weland Lab for many years before retiring. Linda loved to travel. She visited Mexico, Australia, Germany, Alaska, Hawaii and Las Vegas. She enjoyed music, nature, coloring and being with friends and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Kenneth and Velma Magnuson, her son Rick A. Reed and her oldest grandson Michael W. Reed.
Linda is survived by her son Michael (Carmen) Reed. Her brother Don (Linda) Magnuson. Her nieces Lori and Jim Ballentine. Paula and Mike McCullough. Her grandkids John W. Reed, Amber A. Carter, Kenneth A. Reed and Colton L. Reed from Cedar Rapids. All her five great grandchildren. She will always be missed by her friends and family.
A special thank you to the Northbrook Manor and Mercy Hospice for the wonderful care they provided.