Linda Marie Gaches, a longtime resident of Schulter, died Nov. 13, 2017 in Tulsa at the age of 70. She was born Jan. 9, 1947 in Ft. Gibson to Harvey Ellis and Nora (Hays) Ellis. She married Alfred Eugene Gaches Dec. 14, 1964 in Tulsa.
Linda was a longtime member of Schulter Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her Alfred Eugene Gaches, November 11, 1998, her parents, Harvey and Nora Ellis, also by ten brothers and sisters.
She is survived by eight children: Mildred Osmun and Charles Gaches both of Henryetta, Harold Gaches and wife Martha of Lawton, Darlene Watts and husband Gary of Morris, Jimmy Gaches and wife Eugenia of Schulter, Alfred E. Gaches Jr. and wife Beth of Seminole, Robby Gaches and wife Evelyn of Kellyville and Norma Brians and husband Roger of Morris; 22 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; one sister, Nora Tamplen of Salina, also by a host of nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
Viewing be Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Schulter Baptist Church with Rev Mike O'dell and Rev. Phil Barton officiating. Interment will follow in New Sonora Cemetery under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.