Linda C. Apking

September 24, 1944 ‒ May 29, 2017

Lexington, Ohio

LEXINGTON: Linda Apking, age 72, peacefully passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 in Lexington Court Care Center following an extended illness. Her family will miss her dearly but take comfort in the peace she now has from a 12 year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

She was born September 24, 1944 to parents Charles & Elizabeth (Marietta) Preston in Dayton. On February 6, 1971, she married Ted Apking and she was a wonderful wife and Mom to her family.

Linda worked at Mansfield Typewriter where she worked for over 25 years until retiring in 2006.

In spare time, she took pleasure in boating with her husband. She was a well-liked and smart lady with a generous spirit and especially loved shopping for her grandkids.

She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Ted Apking of Lexington; children (& spouses) Dr. Ted Apking of Algonac, MI, Sandy & Dan Wishwick of Cummings, GA, Mike & Tara Apking of Bellville, and Nikki Adkins of Mansfield; along with 8 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial service honoring her life will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home with family friend Pastor Tim Campbell officiating.

Contributions in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association may be made at her service.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Linda’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at