May 5, 1951 ~ March 16, 2020

Born in: Orlando, FL
Resided in: Hendersonville, NC

Linda Deal Capraun, 68, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence.

A native of Orlando, FL, she was the daughter of Mary Johns Deal and of the late Jesse Leon Deal. She was also preceded in death by her grandmother, Sallie Johns.

Linda was born and raised in Orlando, FL and earned her BSN from Florida Southern. She worked as a Registered Nurse for a total of 48 years, mostly in Florida and then for the past 15 years at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville. She was a certified diabetes educator, which she was quite proud of. Linda and David loved to travel together, having visited 48 of the 50 states across the country. She lived for her family, especially her beloved grandchildren. She will always be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, nurse and friend.

In addition to her mother, Linda is survived by her husband of 48 years, David Capraun; one daughter, Heather Warren (Scott); one son, Ryan Capraun (Mandy); three grandchildren, Brijette, Ryan and Roen; two brothers, Steve Deal (Debbie) and Leon Keith Deal (Gina), as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 21 Calvary Churchyard in Fletcher. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 20 from 5:00-7:00 PM. In accordance with the mandate issued by the Buncombe County Commissioners, total attendance at the visitation will be capped at 10.

Flowers are appreciated, but for those who choose, memorial donations may be made in Linda’s name to the ALS Association (


Graveside Service: March 21, 2020 2:00 pm

Calvary Episcopal Churchyard
Hendersonville Road
Fletcher, NC 28732



Visitation: March 20, 2020 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Room: Chapel

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Linda Gail Capraun's name.

ALS Association


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  1. Dave & family. We celebrate Linda’s life, her dedication to her profession and to her wonderful family. Blessings to you all.

  2. Ryan and Heather;
    Donna and I are sorry for your loss.
    We enjoyed working with your Mom at the VA back in the day.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Prayers for comfort as you remember the life and memories of your precious mother, wife, grandmother and friend. My heart goes out to you and you will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come. Joan White Poole

  4. Mom,
    My heart is broken, I will miss you so much. You have always given me everything I have ever needed. Thank you for the extraordinary things you have done for me, and thank you for showing me the power of a mother’s love. I love you more than anything in the world. Until we meet again ❤️

  5. Mom,
    I can’t believe you are gone, my heart is broken and I will miss you so much. You have always given me everything I have ever needed. Thank you for the extraordinary things you have done for me and most of all for showing me the power of a mother’s love 💗. I love you beyond words. Until we meet again

  6. Linda was a WONDERFUL lady! She welcomed me to the VA with open arms. She loved her family very much and spoke of you often. I pray for peace and comfort for you all.

  7. Linda was one of my sweetest friends in high school. She always seemed more mature and grown up than the rest of us!! You will be missed….but we don’t say goodbye……just see you later!!!!! Until we meet, at Jesus’s feet!

  8. The Capraun Family,
    Please accept my deepest condolence. I am saddened about her demise, Linda was such an excellent nurse, educator and coordinator.

  9. I worked with Linda at the VA. She had a caring heart for her patients. Praying for God’s peace for all the family.

  10. I worked with Linda for many years in Diabetes clinics. She was great to work with. She loved sharing stories of her wonderful grandchildren.

  11. Everyone in the SPS Department of the VA are thinking of you and praying for you and your family. Heather you have a great guy to help you and support you.
    God Bless

  12. I remember Linda from working with her at CarePartners Home Health. Her love for patients, community and co- workers was unmistakable . Her smile even on the most difficult days, would light the hallways and give hope to us all. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.


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