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A funeral mass will be 10 a.m. on March 24 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church Ford, for former Ford resident Linda E. Abrahamson, who passed away on March 19 in Spokane.
Born on Feb. 15, 1948, in Nespelem, Wash., the ninth child of the late Milo and Millie Abrahamson, she grew up in Ford and graduated from Springdale High School. After high school she moved to Spokane, attended business school and later worked at the American Indian Center.
She was a member of the Spokane Tribe of Indians and an active member of St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Ford.
She had an extensive collection of Panda bears and enjoyed her gardening and church family.
A sister and two brothers predeceased her.
She is survived by her sister, Delores Smallwood in Spokane; four brothers, Jim Abrahamson in Keller, Wash., Irv (Millie) Abrahamson of Plummer, Idaho, Tom (Doris) Abrahamson in Spokane and Melvin Abrahamson of Ford; and many nieces and nephews.
Burial will follow at Hubert Cemetery, Ford, with Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, Spokane, in charge of arrangements.
The family suggests memorials may be made to St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, c/o Ellen McCurdy, P.O. Box 186, Ford, WA 99013 or House of Charity, P.O. Box 2253, Spokane, WA 99210.