Linda Christine Degrande

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March 30, 1947 ~ September 26, 2011

Linda Christine DeGrande passed away on September 26, 2011, surrounded by friends and family, after a six-month battle with cancer. Born on March 30, 1947, in Vancouver, WA, to Roy and Rita Bakker, she graduated from Evergreen High School in 1965. On May 5, 1967, Linda married Harvey DeGrande.
Linda worked for Columbia Credit Union for 38 years.
After retirement, Linda enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Linda is survived by her husband of 44 years, Harvey; her sons, Darin (Heather) and Scott; her three grandchildren, Donovan, Delaney, and Reyer; her brother, Kieth; her sister, Nancy; and countless close friends and family.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Rita Bakker; and her brother, Karl.
In memory of Linda, there will be a Celebration of Life gathering at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Monday, October 3rd, at 12:30. A reception will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humane Society in honor of Linda's love for animals.
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Published in The Columbian on Sept. 30, 2011