Linda K. (Brode) Dodds

Linda K. (Brode) Dodds, 62, Gainesville, Fla., formerly of Altoona, went to be with the Lord Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in St. Augustine, Fla., after an extended illness with her daughter, son-in-law, granddaughters and sisters by her side.

Surviving are her husband, Stephan Dodds; a daughter, DeAnna L. Wood and husband, Roger, of St. Augustine, Fla.; three granddaughters: Sarah L. Wood, Vanessa M. Wood and fiance, Nathan Ryder, and Crystal E. Clay and husband, Caleb; six great-grandchildren: Daevon Bass, Dymond Bass, Reynaldo Wood, Preston Ryder, Jayda Clay and Ella Clay; two sisters: Sheryl Watt and husband, Dave, of Ashville and Charlene Wilinski and partner, David Fitzgerald, of Altoona; and a brother, Carl K. Brode Jr. of Ebensburg.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Carl K. Sr. and Mary R. (Murtagh) Brode.

Linda was a 1969 graduate of Altoona Area High School. She will be extremely missed by family and all who loved her.