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Michael W. Linville

August 19, 1957 ~ April 15, 2019 (age 61)
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Michael W. Linville, age 61, of Marion passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

Michael was born August 19, 1957 in Kokomo, Indiana to Wayne and Mary Linville.  He married Dollie Lawson Paul on May 30, 2006.  He was employed at his family business as an advertising sales representative for Menus of Color.  He enjoyed reading and always had a good book in hand!  Michael loved to sing, especially karaoke and was always making people laugh with his endless jokes!  Michael was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by his wife, Dollie Linville of Marion; his parents, Wayne and Mary Linville of Weeki-Wachee, Florida; son, Matthew Linville of Kokomo; daughter, Mary (Patrick) Summers of Indiana; step-daughter, Trisha (Brian) Bromfield of Marion; two sisters, Beth (Earl) Soinski of Spring Hill, Florida and Mandy Linville of Brooksville, Florida; a half-brother, Jack Linville of Indianapolis; a half-sister, Sharon Anderson of Homosassa, Florida; 3 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Per Michael’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services.

Arrangements are entrusted to Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.

Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Ft. Wayne, Indiana 46814, or online at .

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The Visiting Nurse Hospice Home
5910 Homestead Road, Ft. Wayne IN 46814

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