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Lyn Sheakley

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Linda Christensen Sheakley passed away Sept. 24, 2010 while enroute from her family’s recreation property near Flaming Gorge, Utah to the hospital in Rock Springs, Wyo.

Lyn was born in Cache Valley, Utah on June 6, 1944. She was 66 years old, and had lived in Summit County for 16 years where she was employed by the Summit County School District. She has lived in Rifle, for the last 18 years. She was retired but had worked for the Rifle School District, as well as being a merchandiser in several of the local grocery stores.

A family viewing will be held near her birth place in Logan, Utah, with burial in the Dutch John, Utah cemetery at Flaming Gorge.



She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Barry L. Sheakley of Rifle; daughters, Teri L. (Robert) Davis of Delta and Debora L. (Rich) Durrant of Windsor; one grandson; one granddaughter, with another granddaughter soon to arrive.

Lyn died at dawn near the top of Little Mountain, Wyoming with her husband of 44 years kneeling at her side, and a full moon shining peacefully on her face.


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