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“John & family, you are in my thoughts & prayers. Linda was such a caring & funny lady. She will be missed. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Paula Deyo - Sterling, IL

“John & family, you are in my thoughts & prayers. Linda was such sweet & funny lady! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Paula Deyo - Sterling, IL

“John: You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Ed and Sally Sanders ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Ed Sanders

“So sad to learn of your Mom's passing. Although I haven't seen her for several years, I will never forget her smile and great sense of humor. ...Read More ยป
4 of 5 | Posted by: Sandi Arduini - Friend

“TO: The Manzano Family:Sending greetings and our deepest sympathy to our neighbors and friends of years past. from the GRYDERS ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jim & Doreen Gryder - AR - Friend


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Linda Lee Manzano, 85 of Sterling, died Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at her home.

Linda was born on November 27, 1936 in Ohio, Illinois, the daughter of LeRoy and Martha (Anderson) Grossman. She married John Manzano on February 10, 1962 in Sterling. Linda worked in cosmetics at Bergner's for many years and also worked at Harper Wyman. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling.

Survivors include her husband, John; three children, Tracey Manzano Deyo of Sterling, John Anthony "Tony" (Kelly) Manzano of Austin, TX, and Ted (Patty) Manzano of Chicago; six grandchildren, Jackie Manzano, John Manzano, Timmy Manzano, Mattie Deyo, Anthony Manzano, and Molly Manzano; one great granddaughter, Scarlett; and two sisters, Peggy Andres of Dixon and Judy Eager of Frankfort, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Dennis Grossman.

Visitation will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022 from 9:00-10:45 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling, 505 1st Avenue. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. Burial will conclude at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.