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Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home

199 Woodford Street, Portland, ME

OBITUARY

Linda Lou Kimball

August 22, 1950October 6, 2019

Linda Lou Kimball passed away on Sunday October 6, 2019 after complications from a long illness. She was born in Portland on August 22, 1950 and graduated from Portland High School. Linda was a well-loved and respected employee in the Medical Records department at the Osteopathic/MMC hospital until 2001.

Her cats were dear to her heart and she generously supported the Animal Refuge League. She also enjoyed watching her favorite college sports Notre Dame football and March Madness basketball.

Linda is survived by her husband of 32 years, Lawrence Kimball of Portland. She was predeceased by her sisters Nancy Collard and Paula Berry, her mother Marjorie Chick and her father Paul Berry.

A graveside service will be held on Oct 19th in Bridgeton.

Donations may be made in Linda’s memory to the Animal Refuge League of Portland. You may offer your condolences at www.jonesrichandbarnes.com

Services

19 October

Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Glines Cemetery


Bridgton, ME

Memories

Linda Lou Kimball

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Kym Nelsen

October 12, 2019

Such a sweet, sweet soul... Linda was like family to me, my Mom's best friend of over 50 years. Linda was always in our lives and always there with her sweet, kind smile and a listening ear. You truly couldn't ask for a nicer, kinder person... Linda was the best there is. What a blessing to know someone like her. Heaven has gained a radiant angel, and she will be dearly missed. Love you Linda

Sue Oberg Rand

October 12, 2019

I went to Portland High School with Linda
Always sweet
Always nice
Rest In Peace sweet lady ❤️

Laura Nelsen

October 9, 2019

Linda was a close family friend, a lot like an aunt to me growing up. As a kid, I loved getting to stay over with her; she would always take us out to Pat's Pizza, then we'd indulge in watching comedies, eating candy, and snuggling with her cat Sasha. I also have many great memories of more recent years, the times I got to spend with Linda and family, usually around Christmas. Her place was always warm and welcoming, and she always had a stray cat or two who picked her place to call home.

What I will remember most about Linda was the love she showed to others. Whether it was through a conversation, a compliment, a congratulations, or a card - you could see she was genuinely wishing good things for everyone in life. She was non-judgmental, open, and honest - in a humorous way. She kept a very positive outlook on life, which I always admired about her. I will miss her lots, as I know so many who got to be part of her life will. Rest peacefully Linda, love you..

Diane Harriman

October 9, 2019

Linda had the kindest most loving heart and was a very dear longtime friend to all of our family and especially to Pat Everett. She loved my Italian cookies and would be sure to let me know how much she enjoyed them. She will be missed by so many. Fly high, Linda. Love you!

Tara Yeackel

October 7, 2019

Linda was my godmother, but I always sort of thought of her as a bonus aunt. I remember so many fun times at her apartment when I was a kid, eating junk food and listening to music and staying up late. Just about every visit kicked off with a trip to Baskin-Robbins, a ritual that I eagerly looked forward to. Later in life, I enjoyed Linda’s company during the holidays, when my mom, my sisters, and I would stop by and exchange goodies and gifts. Linda was a kind friend and had a fun (and sometimes mischievous) sense of humor. Her welcoming spirit, warm smile, and sparkling blue eyes will be missed. Rest easy, sweetie. Love you.

PATRICIA EVERETT

October 7, 2019

Linda was a very dear friend to me. We met at age 16 and stayed close friends for 53 years. From our first trip to California at age 18 to lots of lifetime events, we shared many good times.I will always hold memories of her kindness and good times that we shared close to my heart. RIP Linda, Love you ❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY