Lothrop, Linda Lou
Birth: Sunday, July 10, 1938
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Saturday, July 09, 2016 at the age of 77
Laid to Rest: in the Mountain View Cemetery, Lakewood, Washington
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Linda Clark Lothrop, 77, of Leonardtown, MD passed away from complications due to Huntington's disease on July 9, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born July 10, 1938 to the late George Clark and Angeline McGraw Clark and grew up in Seattle, WA.
Linda started her professional life at St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Tacoma, WA, as a member of the class of 1959. Upon graduation Linda joined the US Army Nurse Corps and served as a dedicated registered nurse until her Honorable Discharge in 1964 as a Captain.
In 1962, she married her beloved husband Fred in Basel, Switzerland. Together they celebrated over 53 wonderful years of marriage. They travelled throughout the world as she supported his military career. One of their favorite destinations was Hawaii where they were stationed for four years.
Linda was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who made family her top priority. She enjoyed the beach, listening to NPR, staying proactive in current events. In addition she was an animal lover, especially her pet cat Oreo.
In addition to her beloved husband, Linda is survived by daughters, Patricia Lothrop of Waldorf, MD and Cathy Lothrop Taylor (Mark) of Townley, AL; her sisters, Carol Davidson (Jack) of Maryville, WA and Georgia Fischlin (Frank) of Federal Way, WA; three grandchildren: Katie Mendez, Norman Taylor and Zachary Taylor; three great-grandchildren: Saidie Vaughn, Georgia Mendez, and Walter Mendez, her sisters-in-law, Carol Martel (John) and Susan Protheroe (Tom); and many extended family and friends.
All services will be private. Interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery in Lakewood, WA, date to be determined. Memorial contributions will be appreciated and can be made to the Johns Hopkins Baltimore Huntington's Disease Center; C/O Dr. Christopher Ross; 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287-6417. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.