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Billy Dean Linn

October 30, 1930 February 23, 2015
Billy Dean Linn
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Billy Dean Linn, 84 of Casey passed away Monday Feb 23, 2015 at the Stuart Community Care
Center. Celebration of life visitation will be held from 2-4 P.M. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Stuart. Billy’s body was donated to further the cause of science. He will be interred at a later date at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Billy Linn Memorial Fund, and sent in care of the funeral home, contributions will be used for a living memorial at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

Billy was born October 30, 1930 in Menlo Iowa to Jackson and Mildred Linn. He served in the Navy during the Korean conflict. Billy returned from the Navy to farm south of Menlo raising Herefords with his brother Robert. Later Billy purchased a farm south of Casey and married Marcia Dawson. Billy was an agriculturalist planting many Oak, Walnut and conifer trees about the farm. In 1977 Billy married Karen Dankof, pasture raised hogs, foundation quarter horses and enjoyed showing Hereford cattle nationally.

Billy is survived by his wife, Karen Linn; his children Jon (Giti) Linn of Casey IA, Scott (Laura) Dankof of Grimes IA, and Curt (Tracy) Dankof of Breckenridge CO; his brother Robert (Judy) Linn of Mt Ayr, IA. Surviving grandchildren include Stephanie (Jessie) Coffman, Rachel Dankof, Jasmine Linn, Ashley (Trevor) Rafferty, and Curtis Dankof. And cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Marcia Linn, his brother Jack Linn and grandson Thomas Dankof. (Professional services entrusted to Johnson Family Funeral Home – Stuart Chapel).
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Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart

123 N.E. 2nd St
Stuart,, IA 50250

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Stuart
123 N.E. 2nd St Stuart, 50250 IA
United States

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