Linda Margaret Garrabrant, 64
Linda Margaret Garrabrant, 64, passed away March 9, 2014, at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Wash.
A public visitation will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Janssen’s Eagle River Funeral Home in Eagle River. A service will follow at 6 p.m. Mrs. Garrabrant’s ashes will be scattered throughout Alaska.
Mrs. Garrabrant was born on May 12, 1949, in Sudbury, Canada, to Winfield and Elsie Nantais. She met Robert Garrabrant on a blind date in 1967 and they married on June 28, 1969. Mrs. Garrabrant was a resident of Canada and California before making her permanent home in Eagle River in 1979, were she ran Linda’s Day Care for over 30 years. She also worked for Joy Lutheran Church of Eagle River. She enjoyed camping, fishing, clam digging, gun shows, arts and crafts, and spending time with family.
Her family wrote: “Linda showed all those that knew her how to give, thru love without measure and no thought of gain. God made another angel with Linda and called her to be with him. Linda was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be missed dearly.”
Mrs. Garrabrant is affiliated with Riverside Church.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Winfield and Elsie Nantais.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Alan Garrabrant; sons, Jonathan and Daniel Garrabrant; daughter-in-law, Stacie Garrabrant; granddaughters, Rachel and Joslynn Garrabrant; grandson, Tristen Thomas; sister, Wendy Stout; and brother, Brian Nantais.
Arrangements were with Janssen Funeral Homes.