Linda L. Buckbee


Linda L. (Miedema) Buckbee, of Warwick, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 1, 2019 at St. Anthony Community Hospital after a six month battle with liver cancer.  She was 60 years old.


Born on October 29, 1958 in Middletown, NY, she was the daughter of Janet Oosting and the late Thomas Miedema. 


She grew up on the family farm in Mt. Hope, NY.  She graduated from Minisink Valley High School, Class of 1976, Orange County Community College, Class of 1978, and Dordt College, Class of 1980.   After graduating college, she was employed at KW Control Systems in Middletown, NY from 1980-83.    Linda was the Orange County Dairy Princess 1982-83.


She married Wisner H. Buckbee, Jr. on October 14, 1983 and worked at the Wisner Farms Dairy in Warwick, NY as a milker and all around farm help.  Linda was a member of Goshen Christian Reformed Church where she was formerly a Sunday School teacher and Calvinettes (GEMS) leader and actively a member of the Care Committee, Women’s Sewing Circle, Handbell Choir, and Good News Bible Study Group.


She was a wonderful loving wife to her husband Wisner Jr. and they recently celebrated 35 years together and a loving mother of four daughters:  Gwynneth, Brigitte, Charity and Hannah, and Grammy of Mason and Caleb.  She is also survived by her mother Janet Miedema of Mt. Hope; brothers, Jim Miedema and his wife Barb of Greenville, Mike Miedema of South Centerville, Thomas (Bud) Miedema and his wife Marie of Mt. Hope, and Joe Miedema and his wife Ceann of Greenville; a sister, Janet (Penny) Antona and her husband Tom of Ridgebury.  She is also survived by nieces and nephews:  Jimmy, Jackie, Paul, Sue, Kevin, Jenny, Bob, Jay, Dawn, Shanna, Mike, Meagan, Evan, Sara, Darren, Cerissa, Brendan, Faith, Hope, Will, Becky, Mandy, Katey, Corinne, Tyler, Seth, Kim, Justin, Krista, Blane, Shane, Samantha, Alex and Skip.


Visitation will be on Friday, September 6th, from 4:00-6:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick, NY.  Funeral service will be at 10:00 am on Saturday at Goshen Christian Reformed Church, followed by interment in Warwick Cemetery. 


Memorial donations may be sent to Goshen Christian Reformed Church, 2440 Route 17A, Goshen, NY  10924, or a Christian Charity of your choice.

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Charity, Bridgette, Hannah & Family, I am sorry to hear of Moms passing... You will always have your memories, of which I’m sure there are many. Stay strong! Rich
Rich Duggan
Thinking of you and your family with deep sympathy at this difficult time.
Louise (Fanzo) Paige
I know the Buckbee and Miedema families will miss Linda very much. She was a wonderful child of God and always seemed to do the right thing.
Tony & Sharon Houston
I will always have great. Fond memories of Aunt Linda. I can still hear her giggly laugh ( playing in ny head). Thank You for allowing me to sing and play for you . I know you were dancing in heaven ! . Until we meet agsun..... ♡ Your Niece. Becky
Becky (Miedema) Kirchmer
Our deepest sympathies to all who knew and loved Linda. We know she is watching over each one of you from a place of pure love.
Diane Croft & Ken Davis
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