VonLinda (Linda)'s Story
VonLinda Olivia (Linda) Gran, 90, of Sebring Florida passed away peacefully Friday, September 1, 2017 after complications from a fall.
She was born December 22, 1926, in Andover Ohio. She was the daughter of the late Verne and Pearl Marr. She was married to Robert (Bob) Gran for 53 years before his passing in 2004.
Linda and Bob Gran were well known in the Dorset area as they owned and operated "Gran's" store. After the sale of the store, Linda was employed by the Jefferson Area School District as a bus driver. She was everyone's favorite bus driver as she took many trips with the band and sports teams. Linda was very active in the Cherry Valley Nazarene Church as the beloved song leader, Sunday school teacher, and VBS director. She served on the Board of Directors at Peniel Holiness Camp in Conneautville, PA, for several years and also worked as a cook alongside Bob for 5 years. After retirement she moved to Holiday, FL, where she attended the First Church of the Nazarene in New Port Richey. After her husband passed she relocated to Sebring, FL, and attended the Spring Lake Baptist Church while residing at Sunny Hills Assisted Living.
Linda is survived by her children, Susan (Bill) Johnson of Cleveland, OH, Tom (Jeanine) Gran of Okeechobee, FL, Robin (Jon) Campbell Manchester, NH, and Robert (Julie) Gran of Cape Coral FL. She will be missed by her grandchildren, Dan Johnson, Ryan Johnson, Kellie Bennett, Olivia Frye, Kendra Campbell, and Deanna Gran, along with her great grandchildren, Sydnee and Aidan Johnson, Taylor and Faith Matthews, Maddie and Addie Bennett and Audrey Frye.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
There will be a memorial service at Spring Lake Baptist Church and she will laid to rest in Dorset OH. Interment service time will posted at a later date.
Published on September 4, 2017