Linda Droste

Godfrey | Thursday, March 4 2021 |

Linda Marie Droste, 54, died at 5:44 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021 at her home in Godfrey after a lengthy battle with cancer, with her family by her side. 

Born June 6, 1966 in Alton, she was the daughter of George E. and Margaret Mary (Maher) Droste. 

Miss Droste was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey and worked as a dog groomer for LaBest Pet Grooming in Edwardsville. 

Surviving are four sisters, Nancy Curvey (Monty) of East Alton, Margaret 'Margie' Dieren (James) of Olathe, KS, Mary Jo Ward (John) of Boonville, MO, and Eileen Daly (David) of Lenexa, KS, three brothers, Daniel Droste (Ruthie) of Paola, KS, Donald Droste (Patty Finn) of Alton, and Joseph Droste of Godfrey, 17 nieces and nephews, 19 great nieces and nephews, one great-great niece as well as aunts, uncles and cousins. 

A memorial visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Godfrey.  Father Steven Janoski will officiate.  Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Alton. 

Memorials may be made to the OSF Moeller Cancer Center or the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Foundation. 

Gent Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements. 

Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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