Linda Hesse Howard
April 5,1939 - January 14, 2018
Linda Hesse Howard of Cuchara, Colorado died peacefully at home Sunday, January 14, 2018.
Linda was born April 5,1939, at Park Hospital, Mason City, Ia to Frank A. and Gertrude (Riepe) Hesse. She was a graduate of MCHS Class of 1957. On December 19,1959 Linda was united in marriage to James Paul Howard at Wesley Methodist Church, Mason City, Ia. To this union two daughters were born Tracy Crocker and Kristi Howard both of Cuchara, C. Over the years with Jim in the USAF she worked at Sierra Blanca Ski Resort in New Mexico, USA Forest Service while living in Palmdale, Ca, which she retired from. After Linda retired she continued working for the the forest service aiding in forest fires across the US. She enjoyed spending some of the winter with her sister Alice and husband Mike Broers in Mission, Texas. Linda is survived by her husband of 58 years, James, daughtersTracy and Kristy, two granddaughters Ashley and Crystal and two great-grandsons Ryan and Lawson. Sister, Alice (Mike) Broers, Mason City, Ia. Brother-in-law, Mark Howard. Services pending.