Linda Christine Holbrook
Age 70, passed away on November 30, 2023 at her residence. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Linda was born on June 21, 1953, in Dedham, Massachusetts, the daughter of Earnest and Lillian Emery.
Linda is survived by her loving husband, Dan, of 34 years, her three children; David Whipple, Melissa Reed and husband Chris, Jessica Cheadle and husband Mike, her three grandchildren; Tyler Cheadle, Ethan Cheadle and Andrew Cheadle, her sister; Roberta Lyman, her brother; Fred Lyman and wife Paula, her four sisters-in-law; Jean Lyman, Leslie Cool, Pam Holbrook, and Debbie Floria, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Linda and Dan met in Scottsdale, Arizona, when they worked together at the same company. They were married in 1990 and spent their honeymoon in beautiful Sedona. They resided in Arizona for a few years before relocating to Michigan in Dan’s hometown. Together they raised and loved many pets.
Linda enjoyed many trips to northern Michigan with Dan and both of their families. They made many fond memories, and she came to love the Great Lakes. She enjoyed reading, trivia, word and math puzzles, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Linda was a strong, independent woman and was known for her intellect, quick wit, and her wonderful sense of humor. She will be sadly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother; William Lyman.
Linda’s obituary was written by her loving family.
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