Linda Ann Dent, 72, of Arvada, Colorado passed away on February 22, 2023. Linda was born on September 27,1950 to Wayne and Rita Dean in Long Beach, California. Linda attended Arvada High School.
Linda was a loving wife, mother, NANA, aunt, cousin & friend. She met the love of her life, Vic after he returned from serving in the Navy… They met on a blind date at The Whitespot in Lakewood, Colorado. They were married on October 7, 1967 and went on to have 3 children... Michelle, Brian, and Daniel.
Linda worked at her parents business, Wayne’s Drive In, she was a Police Dispatcher for Delta County Sheriffs, Sales at PPG, and retired in 2016 doing accounting for Jacobs Entertainment. That didn’t last long as she returned to work part time in accounting for Jedd/US Recongnition.
Linda’s hobby in her early years was bowling. Linda enjoyed her “Captain” title on her boating & camping trips and traveling with her best friend Rhonda, her closest friends and her family. This was her happy place.
Linda is predeceased in death by her father Wayne (2012), mother Rita (2012), son Brian (1972), and brother Mike (2018).
Linda is survived by her loving husband Vic; daughter Michelle, son Daniel (Ali); 4 grandchildren, Makayla, Erika, Graciela, and Lyla; siblings, Donna (Blu), Tom, Pat (Pam), Kathleen, and David; as well as Numerous nieces and nephews.
She loved yellow roses, collecting bells, elephants, and everything Elvis! She was a lifelong ELVIS Fan!
Linda touched more lives in so many fashions, that she never knew of. Her infectious smile and laughter will be missed tremendously by all and grieve this loss in perpetuity!
A Memorial Service will be held on March 31st, 2023 at 1pm at Horan & McConaty, 7577 W. 80th Ave., Arvada, Colorado 80003.
Followed by a Celebration of Life at Ralstons Crossing Event Center 7400 Indiana St. Arvada, CO.