Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

June 17, 2014

Linda Bochantin

Linda “Miss Mamm” Bochantin, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died 5:50 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Friday, Jan. 23, 1959, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of William and Ruth Ann (Crouch) Phelps. She married Michael Bochantin on March 25, 1987, in Paducah, Ky.

Linda loved camping and crocheting and she attended Marcoe Church in Jefferson County.

She is survived by her mother, Ruth Ann Delaney of Mt. Vernon; husband, Michael Bochantin of Mt. Vernon; daughter, Michelle Helpingstine and husband Matthew of Mt. Vernon; stepdaughter, Shannon Funk and husband Gary of Venedy; three grandchildren, Hunter Helpingstine, Jacob Funk and R.J. Helpingstine; three brothers, Ronnie Phelps and wife Ann of Mt. Vernon; Billy Phelps of Mt. Vernon and Gary Phelps and wife Johnetta of Dix; two sisters, Julie McGehee and husband Gleason of Mt. Vernon and Ruby Baltzell of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and one daughter, Misty Winkler.

Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in McClellan Township in Jefferson County with Pastor Sean Wilkey officiating. Interment will be at South Hickory Hill Cemetery in McClellan Township in Jefferson County.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Hospice of the Good Samaritan or to the American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.

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