Tea light candle lighting in glass holder with white lily in background symbolising loss



Linda Sue Gilkey of Caro, age 71, passed away on May 4, 2022 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw. Linda was born September 23, 1950, the daughter of the late Steve and Delena Magiera, and was a 1968 graduate of Caro Community High School.
Linda’s kind and compassionate nature allowed her many opportunities to be a caregiver throughout her lifetime. The majority of her working career was as a para-pro for Highland Pines in Caro, MI. After retiring, Linda enjoyed working in her flower garden and on home projects.
Linda is survived by her longtime partner of twenty-six years, Gordon Mitchell and family of Caro. Surviving besides Gordon is her son Charles Gilkey of Chicago, her daughter Kristen DeVine of Silverwood, and grandson Nathan DeVine of Silverwood. Her grandson Tyler DeVine preceded Linda in death. Linda is also survived by her sisters Marieann Woodson of Bradenton, Florida, Alana Mattlin and Marnetta Lindland of Saginaw; brothers Steve Magiera of Caro, and Bill (Annette) Magiera of Cass City and many nieces and nephews.
In keeping with Linda’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no upcoming funeral services.