Linda Ann (Hummel) Kimbro Obituary

Linda Ann (Hummel)  Kimbro
Linda Kimbro
Linda Ann (Hummel) Kimbro

February 17, 1947 - May 5, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Linda Ann Kimbro, 74 Years, passed away at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Services will be held at 10 am Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Iles Westover Chapel. Cremation will follow services and private inurnment will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery near Van Meter at a later date. The service will be livestreamed on the Iles website. Go to at 9:45 am Wednesday and scroll to the bottom of Linda’s obituary to join in the service.

Linda was born February 17, 1947, in Des Moines, Iowa, to John and Luellen (Erickson) Hummel. She married Richard Kimbro on January 22, 1966, and they made their home in Des Moines where they raised their two children. Linda worked at Principal Financial Group for 6 years, retiring in 2001. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She centered her life around her family.

Linda is survived by her husband of 55 years, Richard Kimbro, son, Richard F. (Deb) Kimbro Jr. of Seattle, WA; two daughters, Shannon LouAnn (Ken Garland) Kimbro of Des Moines, Iowa and Lisa (Eddie) Chappa of Beeville, TX; her sister, Theresa (Fred) Redhead of Altoona, IA; and 8 grandchildren, Devon Kimbro, Cadence Kimbro, Jesse Kimbro, Cristin Hofstetter, Cameron Stubbins, Gunner Chappa, Ariel Chappa, and Blane Thompson. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Janice Bartusek and brother, John Hummel, Jr.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Tuesday at Iles Westover Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children's Hospital. Online condolences will be welcomed at






Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Funeral Service
Iles Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
10:00 AM


St. Jude Childen's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105