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Linda Swan

June 26, 1941 — March 3, 2020

Linda Ladone Swan, 78

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Linda Ladone Swan, 78, of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away March 3, 2020 at the Schneidmiller Hospice House of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.  She was born June 26, 1941 in Alton, Missouri; Linda was the daughter of Otto and Helen (Hollis) Waller.

Linda attended schools in Alton, Missouri, before moving to the Silver Valley in April of 1955; she then attended schools in Kellogg.

Linda married Delmer “Del” Swan, Sr. on September 14, 1957 at the Pinehurst Baptist Church.

Linda had first worked at the Boat Restaurant of Smelterville as a carhop; she then worked at the Enterprise Dry Cleaners of Kellogg, the Jackass Ski Bowl as a bookkeeper and then in 1973, Del and Linda co-owned and operated Swan’s Auto of Pinehurst until 1994, when their son Dean took over the business.

Linda loved and enjoyed her family, gardening, golfing, riding horses, motorcycles, snowmobiling and sitting and enjoying their river property.

Linda is survived by her beloved husband of sixty-two years Delmer “Del” Swan, Sr. of the family home of Pinehurst; three children Debbie and her husband Mark Waters of Truckee, California, Delmer “Dean” and his wife Heather Swan, Jr. of Cataldo, Idaho, Darin Swan and Michelle Allen of Post Falls, Idaho; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters Chloetta Derr of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Cleora Lambert of Pinehurst, Idaho, her twin sister Glenda and her husband Mike Sawyer of Pinehurst and Janette and her husband Gary James of Pinehurst; Linda is also survived by several nieces and nephews and the beloved family dog Nina.  Linda was preceded in death by her parents, one great-grandson Michael Dean Temes, and one brother Lynn Waller.

Private Family Graveside services will be held at the Shoshone Memorial Gardens of Pinehurst.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Schneidmiller House, Hospice of North Idaho, 2290 W. Prairie Ave. Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho 83815.

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