Mary "Linda" Wasner, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at home. Born Mary Linda Rhodes on May 15, 1945, in Memphis, Tenn., she married Robert "Bob" F. Wasner on June 30, 1962, in Ashland, Ore.

Linda is survived by her husband, Bob; brother, John Rhodes, of Central Point, Ore.; sons, Robert Jr. (Kristi), of Medford, Ore., Scott (Moira Holley), of Seattle, Wash.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Linda had a great love for all animals, large and small. Remembrances can be made in her name to the Southern Oregon Humane Society, 2910 Table Rock Road, Medford, OR 97501 or to the Phoenix Police Department's K-9 Unit, 114 2nd Street, Phoenix, OR 97535.

Linda's family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the caring and loving staff of Ashland Hospice and Arbor Place Senior Living Community.

A private family celebration of Linda's life has been planned for a later date.