In Memory

Linda Lee Brown (Etzel)

Linda Lee Brown (Etzel)

Linda Lee Brown Etzel, 69, passed away on December 14, 2016, in Toledo, Ohio. She was born on August 31, 1947, in San Diego, California to Larry and Alice Brown.

She was a graduate of Las Vegas High School Class of 1965, and attended the Clark County Community College. She resided in Las Vegas until moving to Toledo in 1983. She achieved her associate degree in Applied Science Business Management and achieved her (CPS), Certified Professional Secretary. Linda was a member of Professional Secretaries International and was the Secretary of the Year for the Oasis Chapter. She was also active in the Clark County Community College and Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce for secretarial procedures and women in Management.

She was employed at EG&G Inc., Summa Corporation, and KlAS-TV service as an assistant to the managers. After moving to Toledo, she worked as a sales assistant for Divisional Managers and helped coordinate trade shows for Spartan Chemical Company retiring after 27 years.

Linda enjoyed her son Drew's Boy Scout Troup #222 and enjoyed all of his bowling matches throughout the years. She was also the official spotter for skiing and tubing at Pleasant Valley Round Lake. She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Andy Etzel; son, Drew Etzel; mother-in-law, Julie Etzel; in-laws, Lynn (Tim) Holihaw, Rob (Kelly) Etzel, Tom (Alice) Etzel, Jim (Becky) Etzel; and cousin, Monica Chaney.

Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. on January 7, 2017, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 W. Sylvania Ave., where a celebration of her life will begin at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Tyler Dunlap Officiant. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, to send her family online condolences, please visit 

As published in The Blade, Toledo, Ohio

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01/16/17 10:59 AM #1    

Catherine Hunter (Sutfin)

Linda and I were both Little Britches Rodeo Queen contestants. Needless to say, she was the one chosen. She was beautiful and a superb horse woman and I couldn't bring myself to dislike her-she was entirely too nice for that. I'm so sorry to see that she is gone. 

01/29/17 12:55 PM #2    

Judy Dennison

I knew Linda in junior high and in high school.  A great girl.

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