Kristinek, Linda, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved wife, mother and sister passed away on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Covenant HealthCare-Cooper Campus. Age 74 years. The daughter of the late Robert and Beatrice (Blackmer) Ruf, Linda was born on March 14, 1941 in St. Charles, Michigan. She married Charles F. Kristinek on July 28, 1962. He survives her. She enjoyed gardening, arts and crafts, knitting, and watching majestic horses. Linda was known for her exceptional cooking and a keen eye for decorating. She was also very family oriented. Surviving besides her husband Charles are two sons, Michael Kristinek and Steven Kristinek, both of Saginaw; a sister, Lois Rusz, St. Charles; many nieces and nephews. Linda was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters, Neil, Don, Merrill, Shirley, Donna and Marilyn. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 11 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. Pastor Mary Kay Dyer will officiate with interment to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Diabetes Association.