Linda Ann Grabowski died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Community Hospital in McCook after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 50 years old.
Linda was born in Wilmington, Del., on Feb. 16, 1959, to Francis Joseph and Martha Mary (Ziemienieski) Grabowski Sr. She moved with her family in 1973, to the McCook community. She graduated from McCook High School in 1977 and attended McCook Community College. She completed her education at Kearney State College graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Education.
She was employed with the Nebraska Social Services and later started working for the Nebraska Department of Roads as a clerk. She was working there at the time of her death.
Linda was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Altar Society.
She loved following her son, Michael, in all of his activities, hardly ever missing a sporting event. She also loved spending time with her many friends.
Preceding her in death were her father, Francis Grabowski and grandparents.
Survivors include her son, Michael Thomas Grabowski of McCook; mother, Martha "Marty" Grabowski of McCook; two brothers, Francis "Fran" Grabowski, Jr. and wife, Tammie of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Gregory Grabowski of Tallahassee, Fla.; one sister, Karen and husband, John Kuxhausen of Loveland, Colo.; nieces and nephews, Emmy Seaton, Andrew Grabowski, Kellen Seaton, Justin Grabowski, Marta Grabowski, Nathan Grabowski and Joseph Kuxhausen; and a multitude of friends.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation is today until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of rosary.
Rosary will be Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 7 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, March 19, 2009, 2 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Gary Brethour, Father Lawrence and Msgr. Robert Tucker officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.