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Linda Ann Switzer

November 7, 1958 — June 28, 2022

Lima, OH

Linda Ann Switzer, (63), passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Lima.

Linda was born on November 7, 1958 in Lima, Ohio, to Johnny T. and Vonda M. (Hagadorn) Switzer.  On February 5, 1993 she married John Smither who survives in Columbus.

Linda was a 1977 graduate of Shawnee High School.  She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she majored in Psychology and also attended Northwestern Business College.  She was one of the top 3 Realtors in the state of Ohio, retiring as an agent for Coldwell Bankers in Columbus.  She was a member of the Columbus Board of Realtors; she was awarded the Coldwell Bankers Quality Choice Award multiple years, and earned 1, 5, and 10 million dollar Producers Awards.

Linda was involved with the Alley Cat Allies and Colony Cats, the American Cancer Society.  Linda received the Outstanding Citizenship Award in 1979 for administering first aid to an auto accident victim.  Linda rescued many homeless cats and organized catching, spray/neuter, and release of hundreds of feral cat colonies.  Linda volunteered her time at countless fundraisers for many years.

She is survived by her husband, John; mother, Vonda; siblings: Sally J. (Curtis) Swank, Dr. Ted (Jesus) Switzer,  Diana J. McCormick; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her father.

A memorial service will be held a month from now on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Colony Cats, 2740 Festival Lane, Dublin OH 43017.

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at

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Saturday, July 30, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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