December 22, 1945 - August 24, 2020
Linda Rieskamp, 74, of Wellington, FL passed away Monday, August 24th in her home after a long struggle with lung disease. She grew up in Dayton, KY, where some of her family and life-long friends remain. Linda graduated from Dayton High School where she was a majorette. Linda was employed with the IRS for over 30 years, during that time she attended Palm Beach Community College and studied accounting. She had worked her way up in the IRS and retired as a Customer Service Specialist. Towards the end of her career she joined a special task force with the IRS. Linda was married to her high school sweetheart, Jim for 55 years. They met at the local swimming pool where he was the handsome lifeguard and she was the blonde babe. Linda enjoyed spending time with family and friends, studying the word of God, fishing, bird watching, Disney World, walking on the beach searching for beach glass, the South Florida Fair, going to garage sales and dancing, especially line dancing. She was always prepared and ready to do anything. She was preceded in death by her Father, Wilburn Pyles; Mother, Margaret Pyles Lawton; Brother, David Pyles; Sons, Robert Rieskamp and Dennis Rieskamp. Linda’s memory will be cherished by her Husband, Jim Rieskamp; Brother, Steve Lawton (Kym); Daughter, Cindy (Josh) Rieskamp Bennett; Granddaughter, Caylee, who loves her very much and called her “Mimi” and Brother-in-law Joe Rieskamp (Reynolds). Linda will also be forever remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, extended families, and dear friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donation be made to: St. Jude or First Baptist Church of Dayton, 501 Dayton Ave, Dayton, KY 41074. Linda’s Great Grandfather helped build this church.
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