Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

February 4, 2013

Linzi Rector

Miss Linzi A. Rector, 27, of New York, formerly of Altamont, passed away after a courageous fight with cancer on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Linzi Alyse Rector was born May 24, 1985, in Mt. Vernon, to Tom and Cathy (Brannon) Rector and was the older sister to Kacie. Linzi grew up through the Altamont Christian Church and the Altamont Community School District, graduating with the ACHS Class of 2003, where she was named Salutatorian and Student of the Year. She was a very active student, participating in the National Honor Society, Student Council, athletics and is in the ACHS Hall of Fame for her accomplishments in track and field. After high school, she was offered an academic and athletic scholarship to run track at the University of Missouri-Rolla. While there she became a loyal sister of the Chi Omega Fraternity. She then attended the University of Illinois where she received her bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science in 2007. After college, she secured employment as an actuary with the State Farm Insurance Company in Bloomington. Pursuing her dreams, Linzi moved to New York City where she worked as an actuary for New York Life Insurance Company. Linzi earned her designation as an Associate of the Society of Actuaries while in New York. Linzi remained active with the Chi Omega Alumnae Association in New York City, volunteered with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, enjoyed shopping, going to Broadway, spending time with her dog Oscar and traveling with her boyfriend Dan.

She is survived by her parents, Thomas and Cathy Brannon-Rector of Altamont; paternal grandmother, Carol Sparks-Rector of Mt. Vernon; maternal grandmother, Erma “Susie” Henke-Brannon of Altamont; sister, Kacie (husband Blaine) Trexler of Chattanooga, Tenn.; boyfriend, Daniel Dunkelberger of New York, N.Y.; and little buddy, Oscar Rector of Altamont.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Glen Rector of Mt. Vernon and maternal grandfather, Eugene Brannon of Salem.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Altamont Christian Church in Altamont with the Rev. James Watts officiating. Burial rites will be conducted at Union Cemetery in Altamont immediately following the funeral service.

Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Altamont Christian Church in Altamont.

For those who prefer, memorials may be directed to the Whoo Hoo Sisterhood of Altamont, the Melanoma Research Foundation or the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.kullfuneralhome.com for they are assisting the family.

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