Linda Michael

Linda (Bottoms) Michael, 83, of Hillsdale, Mich., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023.  
She was born in Hamilton on July 24, 1939, to Harvey and Velma (Seales) Bottoms.  
  Mrs. Michael’s family moved to Michigan in 1947 and she graduated from Adrian High School in 1957. She graduated from Mercy School of Nursing in 1960 as a Registered Nurse and began a career which spanned nearly 50 years. Nursing was her passion, and she loved the people she cared for and was very proud of the care she provided. She married David Michael in 1960 and later married Roland Dinger who preceded her in passing in 1997.  She married Maynard Stuckey, who survives.
She is survived by two sons - Eric (Colleen) Michael and Brad (Jean) Michael; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.  
She was preceded in passing by her parents; brother - Bill Bottoms; sister - Nila Cantrell; and her second husband - Roland Dinger.
A celebration of life for Mrs. Michael was held on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023.  Those wishing to carry on the legacy of nursing in Linda’s name are encouraged to donate to a nursing scholarship in her name: Hillsdale County Community Fund, P.O. Box 276, Hillsdale, Mich., 49242 C/O Linda Michael or at

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