Linda W. Stittgen, age 62, of Johnsburg, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 11, 1954 in Waukegan, to Fred and Louise (Stilling) Wahl. On January 11, 2001, she married Victor Hopp in McHenry.
Linda was a lifetime long resident of the Johnsburg area, and graduated in 1972. Cooking was her life passion, she was a chef in several local restaurants, and cooked for the Johnsburg School District 12. She was also a licensed realtor. She enjoyed working in her flower and vegetable gardens. Most all of, Linda cherished her family, she was a loving wife, devoted mother, and doting grandmother.
Linda is survived by her husband, Victor Hopp; four children, Christopher Stittgen, Brian Stittgen, Daniel Stittgen, Seth (Justine) Stittgen; nine grandchildren; her sister, Ann Troka; three brothers, Fred (Kathryn) Wahl, Robert (Barbara) Wahl, and Kenneth Wahl. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to the American Lung Cancer Foundation, 55 W. Wacker Drive Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60601.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.