Linda Sue Pfau

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Linda Sue Pfau, nee Laflen, 68, of Lenzburg, IL, born June 16, 1951 in Belleville, IL, died Friday, July 12, 2019, at her residence.

Linda worked at Spartan Printing Company in Sparta IL, as a bookbinder.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Orville M. & Thelma A., nee Weber, Laflen; a sister, Sandra Higgins; a brother, Michael Laflen; a nephew, Brian Laflen; and two nieces, Bobbie Jo Furlow, and Emily Pfau.

Surviving are her husband of almost 37 years, Ron Pfau, whom she married on September 3, 1982;
a daughter, Vicki L. (Chris) McDonald of Smithton, IL;
two grandchildren, Clayton S. McDonald and Parker W. McDonald;
three brothers, David L. (Maribeth) Laflen of Belleville, IL, Terry L. (Sheryl) Laflen of Swansea, and Dennis G. (Onna) Laflen of Belleville, IL;
four sisters, Judith A. McKenzie of Sesser, IL, Elaine (Gary) Mitze of Belleville, IL, Cheri L. (Rodney) Cockrell of New Athens, IL, and Peggy S. (James) Setzer of Belleville, IL,
and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Memorial: Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.


5 Comments on Linda Sue Pfau

Elaine Mitze said : Guest Report Jul 15, 2019 at 10:09 PM

Linda was the type of person everyone wanted to know. She was caring, happy, ready to help and oh so funny. You could not help but smile when you were around her. She is and always will be missed dearly.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Jenny Morgan said : Guest Report Jul 15, 2019 at 7:27 PM

Ron, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Smithton
  • St. Clair
Amy Clark said : Guest Report Jul 15, 2019 at 2:35 PM

So very sorry to hear about Linda. I always picture her smiling and laughing and know she will be terribly missed by her immediate family as well as by cousins like me. Deepest sympathy and wishes to all for the peace and comfort that wonderful memories bring.

  • Indianapolis
  • Indiana
Julie Bonebrake & family said : Guest Report Jul 14, 2019 at 6:23 PM

Sending our deepest sympathies to your family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this very difficult time. Cherish the memories made with your dear, sweet mother and take comfort in knowing she is now at peace.

  • Arnold
  • MO
Michele Bornert said : Guest Report Jul 13, 2019 at 8:27 PM

My deepest condolences to the family. Aunt Linda will be greatly missed. She was always one of my favorite aunts and her loss saddens me a great deal.

  • Grand Rapids
  • MI

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