Linda Marie Hook
Linda Marie Hook, age 76, of Wall, S.D., died Friday, December 28, 2012, at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City.
Linda Marie Feller was born on September 23, 1936, in Rapid City, the daughter of Nicholas and Elsie (Bloom) Feller. She was the second oldest of seven children, Nicholas, Robert, Kathy, Marilyn, James and Michael.
Linda was raised in Quinn and graduated from Quinn High School. After graduation she attended Black Hills College where she attained her teacher's certificate. She taught for two years at the Lake Hill School north of Wall.
She married her high school sweetheart, Darwin D. Hook, on December 27, 1956, and to this union were born three children, JoDee, Jami and Rocky. They moved to Rapid City for Darwin's work, and Linda stayed home and took care of her kids until they were in high school. She then went to work for the Wall Drug Store where she enjoyed meeting new people and loved working with her fellow co-workers.
She loved spending time with her kids and grandkids. She also enjoyed an occasional trip to Deadwood and going to the cabin near Wasta to ride in the ATV with her grandkids.
Linda was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall, where she worked with the gift program. She is and was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.
Grateful for having shared her life include her husband, Darwin Hook of Wall; two daughters, JoDee Shearer and her husband, Grant, of Wall, and Jami Kitterman and her husband, Jim, of Wall; one son, Rocky Hook and his wife, Ronelle, of Pierre; six grandchildren, Garrett Shearer, Chelsie Shearer, Michelle Kitterman, Anna Kitterman, Courtney Hook and Colbi Hook; two brothers, Nick Feller and his wife, Sandra, of Wall, and Bob Feller and his wife, Janet, of Rapid City; five brothers-in-law, Dwilyn (Pee Wee) Hook and his wife, Peggy, of Philip, Jerryce Hook and his wife, Elaine, of Rapid City, Monte Hook of Philip, Dick Lytle of Grand Junction, Colo., and Micky Daly of Midland; a sister-in-law, Juanita Carrol and her husband, Tom, of Washington; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Michael and James Feller; and two sisters, Kathy Daly and Marilyn Lytle.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 4, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Wall, with Father Leo Hausmann as celebrant.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 4, at the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.
A memorial has been established.
Arrangements are with the Rush Funeral Chapel of Wall.
Her online guestbook is available at www.rushfuneralhome.com