Linda Diana (Vincent) Oatis, 69, of Marion, IN, passed away at 2:39 PM on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Marion General Hospital in Marion, IN. She was born on Wednesday, March 19, 1947, in Blackford County, IN, to Robert & Marjorie (Glancy) Vincent. She married Fritz Oatis in October of 1968 Hartford City, IN. Linda was a 1965 graduate of Montpelier High School. She worked at Marion Community Schools for 20 years, as a Teachers Aid at Lincoln Elementary School in Marion. She enjoyed painting, gardening, crafts, bicycling, traveling and especially spending time with her granddaughters. Linda and Fritz vacationed twice a year at Hilton Head, SC for the last 20 years. Recently Linda and Fritz bought a Polaris Slingshot 3 wheel motorcycle and would take several trips with the Indy S.S. Riders Group. Out of all the things in Linda's life that she accomplished and enjoyed, the love and devotion from her family is what truly meant the most to her. She will forever be greatly missed.
Loving survivors include: Mother - Marjorie (Glancy)Vincent Michaud, Hartford City, IN, Husband - Fritz Oatis, Marion, IN, Daughter - Andrea (Larry) Nelson, Marion, IN, Granddaughters - MaKayla Renea & Makenzie Renea Nelson, Marion, IN, Brother - Rob (Shelia) Vincent, Ft. Wayne, IN, Nephew - Matthew (Beth) Vincent, Niece - Courtney "Michelle" (Brent) Pope, Nephew - Griffin (Gaby) Vincent, Niece - Kara Vincent and several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
She was preceded in death by her Father - Robert Vincent.
A private family service to celebrate Linda’s life will be at Grant Memorial Park Chapel in Marion at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 15, 2016 with Rev. Lloyd Hall officiating. Interment will follow in the Grant Memorial Park Cemetery.
Preferred memorials: Grant County Humane Society, 505 S. Miller Ave. Marion, IN 46953
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.