Lynda Uhles Portinga, 83, of Maryville passed away on June 11, 2023, at Brightly Senior Living in Glen Carbon.
Lynda married Raymond Lee Portinga on Nov. 7, 1963, and he survives her. She retired from IBM in St. Louis in 1993 and then sold real estate until her second retirement in 2006. She was a member of the Collinsville-Troy Church of Christ in Collinsville.
Lynda was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Madeline Uhles of Benton; and her brother and sister-in-law, Rudy and Jean Uhles of Benton. She was also preceded in death by two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law of Minnesota and one brother-in-law of Colorado.
She is survived by son Nathan (Cherie) Portinga of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and grandsons Jonathan (Rachel) of Grovetown, Ga., and Christian of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; daughter Susan (Ed) Mikelson-Sullivan of Overland Park, Kan., and grandsons Joe (Sara) and great-grandson Maverick, grandson Tim, granddaughters Sarah and Caroline; and sisters-in-law Joan Abreu of Broomfield, Colo., and Carol Portinga of Litchfield, Minn.
Services will be at Collinsville-Troy Church of Christ, 1400 Troy Road, Collinsville, on June 23, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. with a with a reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, you can make a donation to Brightly Senior Living, 200 Brightly Way, ATTN: In Memory of Lynda Portinga, Glen Carbon IL 62034.
Per her wishes, she was cremated, and a private burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, rural Benton, at a later date.