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Linda Fowlkes

August 18, 1940 — November 22, 2022

Linda P. Fowlkes, a resident of Kamiah, Idaho since 1977, died November 22, 2022, of complications from a stroke.

Linda was born at Douglas, Wyoming on August 18, 1940 to John Douglas Fowler and Mable Eskew Fowler. She attended grade school near Oshoto, Wyoming. She grew up on the Fowler Ranch near Oshoto and graduated from high school at Gillette, Wyoming in 1958.

She married Melvin Fowlkes on November 8, 1958 and they made their home at Sundance, Wyoming, where Melvin was employed by the US Forest Service. Linda and Mel moved back to the Fowler Ranch until 1963 when they returned to Sundance and the Forest Service. In 1971 they moved to Troy, Montana and in 1977 to Kamiah where she resided until the time of her death.

Linda enjoyed needle work, traveling and her family and friends. Linda worked as a cook for School District #304 in Kamiah for 20 years (1977 – 1997).

She is survived by her two sons: Carson Ray Fowlkes of Portland, Oregon, and Russell Wayne Fowlkes and wife Sandi; a brother John Fowler of Gillette, Wyoming; and one sister Ione Hauber of New Haven, Wyoming; 3 nieces and 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant sister Mary and her mother and a step-grandson Lee Massey and step-granddaughter Amy Massey.

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