The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

Patricia A. Linder, 79, of Payne, died Friday, October 21, 2011, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born January 24, 1932, in Paulding County, the daughter of the late Gerald and Katherine (Evans) Snyder. On July 24, 1954, she married James Linder, who survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Mike (Peggie) Linder of Payne, Kim (Sally) Linder and James (Jane) Linder, both of Paulding, and Brian (Kim) Linder of Richmond, Texas; two daughters, Lynne (Steve) Ecenbarger of Fort Wayne and Laurie (Bob) Long of Middle Point; three brothers, Dr. Don K. (Myrna) Snyder and David Snyder, both of Payne, and Lynn (Evelyn) Snyder of Churubusco, Ind.; one sister-in-law, Donna Snyder of Antwerp; 29 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A brother, Gerald Snyder Jr.; and an infant sister, also preceded her in death.

A Requiem Latin Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish in Payne, with Father George Gabet officiating. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Payne.

Calling hours are from 2-8 p.m. Monday, October 24, at Den Herder Funeral Home in Paulding, with a Rosary service to be held at 8 that evening.

Preferred memorials: Masses or a charity of donor’s choice.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at

POSTED: 10/21/11 at 9:02 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries