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Linda Christiansen

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Linda Christiansen Obituary
Linda Marnel Christiansen, 64, of Quincy, formerly of Mount Sterling, died at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

She was born April 15, 1954, in Twin Falls, Idaho, a daughter of Nelson Joseph and Marie Josephine Srajhans Ripa. She married D. Scott Christiansen on Jan. 4, 1980, in Castle Ford, Idaho, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 2010.

Linda was a homemaker and a loving caregiver for her grandchildren. She received both her bachelor's degree in education and master's degree in forestry science from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.

Mrs. Christiansen had attended Mount Sterling First United Methodist Church. Linda always enjoyed sewing and working on home improvements.

Survivors include four daughters, Kellie Stratton (Aaron) of Quincy, Lisa McNeff of Mount Sterling, Jill Christiansen and Hillary Christiansen, both of Quincy; 10 grandchildren, Samuel and Charlotte Stratton, Jackson Christiansen-McNeff, Lylla McNeff, Melissa, Nichole, Oliver and Penelope Bourne and Elizabeth and Kathryn Christiansen; one brother, Robert Ripa (Jane) of Oregon; along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

VISITATION: 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Hendricker Funeral Home in Mount Sterling. Cremation will be accorded following visitation, and burial will be at a later date in Ashton, Idaho.

MEMORIALS: National Park Trust, 401 E. Jefferson St., Suite 207, Rockville, MD 20850.

WEBSITE: hendrickerfuneralhome.com.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hendricker Funeral Home, Mount Sterling.

Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Aug. 9 to Aug. 11, 2018
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