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Linda S (Vela) Salazar

June 1, 1952 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 67)

Linda S. Salazar, 67, of Lake Odessa passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Linda was born in Hastings to Mario and Maria (Gonzales) Vela.  On July 12, 1969 she married Pablo Salazar spending 50 years together.  She was a very devoted mother grandmother and great-grandmother.  Linda loved listening and dancing to Tejano music, playing cards especially gin rummy and euchre, watching her soaps Young and the Restless and Bold and the Beautiful.  The family will miss her sense of humor and her cooking most of all. 

Linda will be dearly missed by: husband Pablo, children; Paul Salazar and Melissa (Hector) Neri, grandchildren; Josh, Paul II, Jessica, Megan (Brady), Elijah, Daniel Jr, Esteban, Hector, Matthew, Chloe and Kourtney, 3 great-grandchildren, siblings; Irma Galaviz, Joe (Pat) Vela, Rosie  Zendejas, Ruben Vela, Frankie (Pam) Vela, Johnny Vela, along with many in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son Daniel, sisters Norma Salazar and Mary Lou Martinez.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Koops Funeral Chapel from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11am.  Burial will take place at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery.  Memorials are directed the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention or Hospice of Michigan. 

Donations may be made to:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Web: https://afsp.org/take-action/give-a-gift/

Hospice of Michigan
Web: https://www.hom.org/donations/

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