Owner of The Peanut Shop dies at 89-years-old

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An 89-year-old woman known as the “Peanut Lady” has passed away.

An employee at Dusckas Funeral Home confirmed that Annie Linebach has recently died.

Linebach was the longtime owner of The Peanut Shop on West 10th and State Street in Downtown Erie’s Renaissance Centre.

According to Altair Real Estate Services, the lease for the business ended back in December.

Linebach bought the former Planters Peanut Store back in 1975.

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