Linda Joyce Topper

Linda Joyce Topper

MOUNT HOREB – Linda Joyce Topper, age 83, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, with her loving husband and family at her side at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.

Linda was born on Feb. 14, 1937, to Chris and Lillian Anderson in Five Points, Richland County, Wis.

Linda will forever be remembered for her love of laughter, music, dancing, and socializing with friends and family. She was a talented creator of a wide variety of crafts. Linda was proud of her Norwegian heritage and was an active member and officer of the Sons of Norway. She was also an active member and past president of Oscarettes and enjoyed all her fun filled activities with them over the years. She retired after working at Oscar Mayer in Madison after 27 years in the Accounting and Tax Department.

Linda is survived by her husband, John Topper, of 38 years; son, Dean McCarthy and partner Carla Shaffer; son, David McCarthy and partner Nancy Hicks; daughter in-law, Melody Schmitt; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Louise Fries; stepbrother, William McNurlen; and many loving relatives and friends.

Linda is predeceased by her first husband, Gerald McCarthy; sons, Dennis McCarthy and Daniel McCarthy; stepsister, Ellen Lombard; and her parents.

A graveside service will be conducted for immediate family. A memorial service will be planned at a future date to be determined.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family for future designation.

Gunderson Camacho Mount Horeb
Funeral and Cremation Care
500 N. Eighth Street
(608) 437-5077