Linda Mae  Travis


Linda Mae Travis, 68, Des Moines, Iowa, died at her home on Friday, August 23, 2019, with her family at her side. She was born April 21, 1951 in Duncan, Oklahoma to Edward Jack & Helen Mae (Nichols) Kollasch. Duncan is where she met and married her husband, James 'Jim' Raymond Travis, on May 31, 1969. They celebrated 50 years this summer.
After moving to Iowa she attended the University of Iowa and Drake University. Linda was a cost accountant for EMCO prior to staying home full time as a homemaker. She and Jim enjoyed water skiing in the Ozarks, traveling, and cooking.
Survivors include husband, Jim Travis, son, Stephen (Joy) Travis, granddaughters, Hailey & Isabelle Travis, father and mother in law, Raymond & Bobbie Travis, sisters in law, Gloria (John) Bohn, and Sheila (Tom) Stepanek, cousin, Bart (Judy) Bond, and of course, Sophie Travis, the Jack Russell Terrier Wonder Dog.
The family will greet friends at the Grandview Park Funeral Home, 3211 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50317, from 5 to 7pm, Wednesday, August 28, 2019. A graveside service will take place the following day at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, Iowa at 2pm. Reception to follow.
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Published on August 27, 2019
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