Linda Jean Strickland

Linda Jean Strickland
July 16, 1949 – August 30, 2018

Linda Jean (Schell) Strickland went to be with the Lord on August 30, 2018. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado for 40 years and was formerly a resident of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Linda was born on July 16, 1949, to Robert E. and Frances A. Schell, in Fall River, Massachusetts. The family moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1956, where Linda graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 1968. She was retired from Safeway Grocery Stores, where she worked for over 30 years in Colorado Springs.

Linda was an expert pool player and at one time was ranked as the number 2 player in the state of Colorado. In addition to pool, Linda loved music, Halloween and spending time

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with family and friends.

Linda is survived by her loving son, Christopher T. Strickland; her siblings: Robert E. Schell, Jr. (Elaine), Suzanne M. Schell, Michael C. Schell (Dawn), Patricia A. Adamo (Ben), Katherine L. Blanco; sister-in-law, Joyce Schell; and many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-

nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert E. Schell, Sr.; mother, Frances A.

Schell; and her brother, Richard J. Schell.

A memorial service will be held from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at the Shrine of Remembrance, located at 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers a donation be made in Linda Jean Strickland’s name to the American Cancer Society. Please include her name with your donations and the American Cancer Society will send a note of acknowledgement to the family. Any additional information can be obtained from the Shrine of Remembrance in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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  1. We love you,Linda We are going to miss our crazy and sweet Linda who was a very caring person. May your soul rest in the Lord ‘s peace forever. Your loving sister-in-law. Elaine.

  2. Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one and send you my sincere condolences. May you find comfort from God’s word at Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29. Heartfelt prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  3. Dear Chris and Family, I am so sorry to hear of the hard time you are facing. May the memories you have shared bring comfort to you. May God give you peace and extend his Mighty arms around you as you walk this journey. Although our lives went in different directions I will remember the times we shared. Linda is awesome sweet and funny. She has that laugh that you can’t help but laugh with. She will be missed. Chris I will keep you covered in prayer and if you need anything you know where to find me. Don’t hesitate. Peace be with you, guide you and hold you.?

  4. Love you so much sister. I cannot imagine the world without you. I feel your bright spirit and beautiful soul. Wishing you the most glorious eternal journey. Fly free and God bless!
    Love you always – Suzanne

  5. Hi family
    As you continue your journey without Linda, i pray that you have found peace and comfort.
    I pray you found that place in your heart to forever hold her dearly. To continue keeping her spirit alive by all your cherished memories. Praying you are all well.
    Sincerely

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