Linda Vita Larsen, age 70, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 10:47 p.m. at her residence.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home where a memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, June 7.

Linda was born June 16, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Leslie Cox and the late Jennie Messina Cox. A sister, Joan Mueller, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband Steen Larsen -- Veteran; her children, Kenneth Bender (Michelle) of Atlantis, Florida and Kim Nutt of Hixson, Tennessee; a step son, Ryan J. Larsen (Suzie) of Barrington, Illinois; six grandchildren, Andrew, Kade and Nicklaus Bender, Coral and Blake Nutt and Cameron Larsen; a brother, Michael Cox of Franklin; two nieces, Catherine and Julieanne Cox and an aunt Rose Liberio and family.

Linda was a homemaker and a member of AM Vets Post #110 Women's Auxillary.

Visitation will be 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Friday, June 7 at Gilbert Funeral Home.

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