Obituary of Linda Lee Nicholson ~ 2008
Homer and former Big Lake resident, Linda Lee Nicholson, 53, died Saturday, June 14,
2008 at her home in Homer.
A small celebration of life will be held at the family cabin on Butterfly Lake on
Sunday, July 6, 2008 where family and friends will share memories and scatter her ashes
over the lake.
Linda was born on July 6, 1954 to Roy Chester & Helen Lee (Conley) Isenberg in
Anchorage, Alaska. She attended high school in Anchorage. Linda attended beauty school
and worked as a licensed hairdresser for many years. She was also a culinary artist and
worked at several different restaurants and kitchens all over the state. Linda was a
lifelong Alaskan and enjoyed the natural beauty of the ocean, mountains and many of the
recreational activities the state has to offer.
”Linda was a kind, generous and beautiful person who had many great loves in her life
to include, walking the beach with her cherished pugs, Maybelline and Bubba, spending
summers relaxing at the family cabin on Butterfly Lake with friends and loved ones,
gardening, riding snowmachines, four-wheelers and Harley’s (motorcycles) with her
beloved husband, Scott, boating, jet skiing and flying in her grandparents airplane and
vacationing in Hawaii. Perhaps her greatest accomplishment and love of all was raising
her son and only child, Travis M. Jones. They had a bond most would envy and shared
many wonderful memories including the starting of his own family and giving Linda a
grandchild, Travis M. Jones II, her little T.J.,” wrote her family.
Linda was preceded in death by her grandparents. She is survived by her husband of 20
years, Scott Ray Nicholson of Homer; son and daughter in-law, Travis and Danielle Jones
of Big Lake; grandson, Travis Jones II “T.J.” of Big Lake; mother and step-father,
Helen Lee and Curtis Stark of Cusick, Wash.; brother and sister in-law, John and Jamie
Stark of Cusick, Wash.; step daughter and step son in-law, Tanya and Martin Holbrook of
Fargo, ND; dearest friends, Diana, Lorraine and Fena.
Arrangements were by the Homer Funeral Home.
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