Linda Rae Turpin Ernst

Linda Rae Turpin Ernst May 23, 1938 to November 30, 2016 Born in Marshall town Iowa, predeceased by parents Warren and Francis Turpin. Linda was raised from the age of three by Grandparents, John and Della Gregson. She is survived by her loving Uncle Jerry Gregson, brothers Lester & Fredrick Turpin; devoted and loving husband of 55 years, William H. Ernst, children Meggan Ernst Abboud (Jeff), Jayne Ernst and William H. Ernst II; Grandchildren William H. Ernst III, Melissa Baize (Shaun), Justin Ernst, Bradly Abboud (Amanda), Maddison Abboud, Olivia Abboud, Merriam Abboud. Linda’s very active and adventurous life included being a flight attendant with TWA, a member of the Clipped Wings Association, a private pilot, member of Toast Mistress, a past president of the Offutt AFB Officers Wives Club and the CEO of Ernst International Tours. More than anything, she cherished her children and grandchildren. She loved to entertain and travel to exotic places. She visited over 28 countries around the world including the USSR more than 10 years before the wall came down. She was a champion for the underprivileged and served on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County. Funeral Services to be held, Tuesday, December 6th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Thanksgiving Lutheran Church, 3702 S. 370 Plaza, Bellevue, NE followed by a luncheon. In lieu of flowers contributions are welcome to Habitat for Humanity of Sarpy County, the Make a Wish Foundation and the Thanksgiving Lutheran Church.

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