Linda C. Townsend (1942-2019)


Linda C. Townsend, 77, of Colusa passed away on March 27, 2019. 

Born in Sheridan, Wyoming, she and her family moved to Colusa in 1965 where she has been a lifelong resident

Linda worked at the Colusa Hospital for 48 years where most people knew her as “LT”. 

She enjoyed annual trips to Fort Bragg with her family, and gardening. 

She is survived by her four children, Julienne Micheels, of Orangevale, CA; Wes Townsend, of Colusa, CA; Brent Townsend, of Colusa, CA;  Sherri Sartain, of Gridley, CA; and a sister Nicki Stewart of Fairbanks, AK. 

She has eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

A celebration of life will be held in June for friends and family. 

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