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Linda Savage Waid

8-19-48 to 1-19-2009

Linda Lou Waid, 60, a resident of Wasco, died at the local hospital on Monday, Jan. 19, 2009.  She was born in The Dalles on Aug. 19, 1948, the first of two children to Richard and Dessie (Langton) Savage.  Shew grew up in The Dalles, where she graduated from The Dalles High School in 1966 and then attended college at Columbia Gorge Community College.  After college, she started working for The Dalles Chronicle as a staff writer.  She then went to work for the college as a secretary until her retirement.  She was an avid pinochle player.  She is survived by her daughter, Paula Conner, Wasco; her brother Ken Savage, The Dalles; her grandchildren Rene Harth, William Lee Harth Jr., Ryan Waid and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  A graveside service will be held on Monday, Jan. 26 at 1 pm at IOOF Three-mile Cemetery in The Dalles.

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