Linda Chaney | Obituaries |

Linda Chaney, 74, of Grand Island, formerly of Giltner, died Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at GI Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19 in the Chapel of the Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Burial will take place in the Giltner Cemetery. The visit takes place one hour before the service. Memorials can be made in the care of the family. Condolences can be emailed to the family through the morgue’s website at

Linda Lee Chaney, daughter of Grady and Maxine (Meaders) Landreth, was born on December 16, 1947 on Grand Island, Nebraska and died on August 16, 2022 at the age of 74 on Grand Island, Nebraska.

The family moved to Port Arthur, Texas, where Linda attended school and graduated from high school. Linda graduated as a nurse in 1968.

Linda was married to Edwin Chaney in November 1978 in Giltner, NE. They had two children: Holly and Lee. While raising her family, Linda worked out many years in the Grand Island home health care field. Then Linda was a greeter at South Wal-Mart on Grand Island.

Linda enjoyed reading, bird watching and knitting. She really loved watching sci-fi, especially anything about Star Trek and Star Wars.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Those who cherish her memory are her husband Edwin von Giltner; two children, Lee (Diann) Chaney from Alda and Holly Chaney-Merklinger from Lincoln; 7 grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Mike (Jitha) Hadenfelt of Washington and sister-in-law Beverly Chaney of Omaha and other family members and close friends.

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