Mosher, Linda S. (nee Pelz) 57, of Sandwich, IL passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Delnor Hospital after a seven-month battle with melanoma. She was born July 19, 1954 in Chicago to Edwin and Judith Pelz and was raised in Elmhurst, IL along with her nine younger brothers and sisters. Linda married her loving husband, John M. Mosher, on September 19, 1975. Together they passionately raised their sons Jeffrey, Paul and Brandon in Glendale Heights, IL. Linda is survived by her parents, Ed and Judy of Somonauk; husband, John; sons Jeffrey, Paul (Beth), and Brandon (Jeanine); granddaughters, Lauren and Julia and future grandson; mother-in-law, Jane Mosher; siblings Edwin (Ellen) Pelz, Teresa Repoush (Dave Heuer), Brian (Lori) Pelz, Dennis (Katie) Pelz, Edith (Nick) Cinfio, Steven (Kathleen) Pelz, Debra (Scott) Surmin, Laura (Jim) Soderberg, and Pamela (John) Fordon; as well as 21 nieces and nephews, and many loving family members and friends, especially Amanda Summers. Preceded in death by brother Martin Pelz. Visitation Sunday, October 16, from 2 to 7 pm at Nelson Funeral Home, 1275 South County Line Road, Sandwich, IL, continuing Monday, October 17, from 9 to 9:30 am before leaving for the 10 am funeral Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 320 South Depot St, Somonauk, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Linda's name may be made to http://www.active.com/ donate/TRFJ11/InItForLinda. Many members of Linda's family will participate in a 5K in Glen Ellyn, on Sunday morning, October 16 with all donations benefiting melanoma research.
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 15, 2011