Linda Maxwell, age 69 of Wauconda, died on Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Spokane. She was born December 18, 1944 in Seattle to parents Lisle and Donna Conger.
Linda grew up in Seattle and graduated from Shoreline High School. She worked for a time as a beautician in the Seattle area before moving on her own to Delta Junction, Alaska where she was a go go girl. She moved back to Washington State and in 1971 met her future husband Glenn (Max) Maxwell at a bar they both worked at. They dated for 12 years and in 1983 were married at a roadside chapel in Idaho. In 1984, they moved to Wauconda where she resided at the time of her death. She loved her home and her yard and made it into an oasis. She worked for a time as a cook at the Wauconda Café, a job she enjoyed. Her last job was in sales for Odorite and had a route from Oroville to Leavenworth.
Linda loved her community and was very active with the Wauconda Hall, she started the Mutt Show and every Christmas was Mrs. Claus. She enjoyed playing in the Cribbage Tournaments during the wintertime at the Wauconda Café and taught her nieces and nephews to play cribbage and many other games.
Linda kept in touch with her family and friends thru letters and cards. She was a member of the Republic Eagles.
She is survived by her husband Max, at home; daughter, Michele Maxwell of Everett;
two grandsons Chris and wife Allison of Everett and Jordan of Everett; one great granddaughter Harlow; one brother, Randy and wife Heather Conger of Wauconda and numerous nieces and nephews.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Debbie and one nephew, Nickolas Conger
A Celebration of Life with a potluck luncheon will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Wauconda Hall. Memorials may be made to the Forget Me Not Animal Shelter, 49 W. Curlew Lake Rd., Republic, WA 99166 or Wauconda Hall, P.O. Box 4 Wauconda, WA 98859.
Bergh Funeral Service of Oroville/Tonasket in care of arrangements.