May 31, 2024 at 2:10 p.m.

Linda Lou Callahan, 65, Columbus

By Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home

Linda Lou Callahan passed away peacefully on May 22, 2024, at the age of 65 in Columbus, IN, at her home surrounded by family. Born on October 13, 1958, in Beech Grove, Linda's vibrant spirit and beautiful smile brought joy to all who knew her.

Linda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She is survived by her devoted husband, Harold Callahan, and her daughters, Emilee (Justin) Miller, Terrie (Mark) Hawkey, Shannon Callahan, Jamie (Kevin) Tymitz, and Tina Callahan. Her legacy continues through her grandchildren Lily Miller, Leo Miller, Sarah (Chris) Hefner, Brittney (Mark) McElroy, Kyle (Autumn) Hawkey, Erica (Kevin) Raisor, Sydney (Colin) Chappelow, Shelbey Krammer, Madelyn Tymitz, Michael Tymitz, Ethan Tymitz, Corey Callahan, Denny Ramsey, and 13 great-grandchildren with one due in September. She is also survived by her parents William and Lovonda Harber and her siblings.

Linda's life was a testament to her spirited and adventurous nature. She was a talented interior designer whose creative vision transformed many spaces into warm, inviting homes.

Linda was a woman of many interests and talents. She found solace in painting, capturing the beauty of the world as she saw it with every stroke of her brush. Her garden was her sanctuary, a place where she could be found tending to her flowers and plants with a gentle touch and a smile on her face. Linda's love for music was evident in her constant pursuit of learning new musical instruments, attending concerts with friends, and knowing every historical fact about The Beatles and 70s Rock.

An avid lover of the outdoors, Linda cherished camping and fishing with her grandchildren, which allowed her to immerse herself in the tranquility of nature. Traveling and watching sunsets also brought her joy.

Linda's life was a beautiful melody, composed of moments of joy, adventure, and unconditional love. Her memory will forever be cherished, and her spirit will continue to inspire all who were touched by her.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the “Well Yeah Ariel Roberts Foundation” to help raise awareness about Glioblastoma and other types of brain cancer.

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