Linda L. (Staten) Tolan

September 3, 1956 ~ September 15, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old


Linda L. Tolan, 67, Rossville, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, September 15, 2023.  She was born September 3, 1956, in Indianapolis to Tom Staten and MaryLou (McMillian) Joiner.  She married Harold “Dale” Tolan on March 23, 1974, in Indianapolis, and he survives.

Linda was a 1974 graduate of Ben Davis High School. She made a living helping prepare taxes.  She enjoyed playing Bingo and going to the casinos and riverboats.  But the majority of her time was spent with family.  She enjoyed playing games with her grandchildren and making memories with her husband and children.  Linda was a strong-willed woman that loved taking care of those around her.

Along with her husband of 49 years, Linda is survived by her children, Christy (Kurtis) Schaefer and Nicholas (Maria) Tolan; father, Tom (Jean Persinger) Staten; sisters, Carol Garza and Tammy (Craig) Dreyovich; and four grandchildren, Nathan and Alex Schaefer and Carter and Lucas Tolan.

She was preceded in death by her mother; a brother Larry Cecil; sister, Jo Joiner and stepfather, Doyce Joiner.

Visitation will be held Sunday, September 17, 2023, from 1pm until the time of the service at 3pm at Day & Genda Funeral Home ~ Bodine Chapel.  Messages of condolence may be left at

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September 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Day & Genda Funeral Home~Bodine Chapel
450 N. State Road 39
Rossville, IN 46065

Funeral Service
September 17, 2023

3:00 PM
Day & Genda Funeral Home~Bodine Chapel
450 N. State Road 39
Rossville, IN 46065


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