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Linda L. (Silvernail) Hurd

July 4, 1939 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 78)


Linda L. (Silvernail) Hurd, 78 of Howland, passed away January 26, 2018.  Born July 4, 1939 in Chardon to the late Ralph and Dorothy (Clark) Silvernail, she graduated from Farmington High School in 1957 and from Ohio State, returning to teach home economics at Lakeview High School in Cortland.  She married her high school sweetheart, Kenneth L Hurd, August 31, 1957.  For 50 years, Linda raised toy poodles and remodeled homes, proud to leave each in much better shape. She enjoyed restoring antiques, craft fairs, DIY projects and learning through nonfiction. Often researching, she preferred reputable books to the internet.


Forever remembered by her loving husband of 61 years, Kenneth L. Hurd, son Glen L. Hurd, daughters Heidi (Kent) Keifer and Rebecca Moody, brother Lee (Linda) Silvernail and grandchildren Katerina Keifer, Dylan Moody, Allie Ullom, and great grandson Aaron Slayden. 


Calling hours will be held February 3, 2018 at Mesopotamia United Methodist Church, 8800 St. Rt. 534, Mesopotamia, OH 44439, from 10:00 AM until the time of her memorial service at 11:00 AM.  

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