Linda Fitzgerald


Linda Fitzgerald age 69 of Fairfield, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Parkview Care Center.

Visitation for family & friends will be 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at Behner Funeral Home.

Memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Fairfield Friends Church with Pastor Len Maselli officiating.  Burial will be at a later date.

A memorial has been established in Linda’s name with cards and memorials mailed to Donna Smith, 704 South 8th Street Circle, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Linda was born April 8, 1950, to Raymond and Pauline (Pope) Coffin.  She married Jerry Alan Fitzgerald on July 22, 1967, in Birmingham.

Linda was faithful reading her bible and as long as her health allowed, attending Fairfield Friends Church.  She looked forward to car trips she and Jerry would take.  Linda knitted, crocheted and collected writing pens.  Most important to her was spending time with her family and grandkids.  She and Jerry would attend her grandkids school activities.

Linda will be missed by her husband of 52 years, Jerry Fitzgerald; 4 children, Brenda (Rob) Evans of Fairfield, Shirley (Marty) Rainbolt of Batavia and Donna (Curtis) Smith and Patsy Peiffer both of Fairfield; 8 grandchildren, William, Dawna and Jerry Evans, Cheyenne Rainbolt, Zachary and Madelyn Smith, Samantha and Andrew Peiffer; 4 siblings, Jack Jacobs of Cedar Rapids, Francis Coffin of Birmingham, Jim Coffin and Danny Coffin both of Fairfield.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Pauline Coffin; 2 brothers, Garry and Howard Coffin; and son-in-law, Anthony Peiffer.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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