Connie Linden, age 73, passed away peacefully in her home in Santa Barbara, California and joined the Lord in Heaven on Saturday, July 8, 2017.
Born in 1944 and raised in Los Angeles, California, Connie was the daughter of George and Ida Beckwith. She leaves behind her brother, George Beckwith.
Connie is survived by her daughter, Christina Stoney and husband Greg Stoney; her daughter, Kimberly Blankenhorn and husband Chip Blankenhorn; her son Thomas Linden; and her six grandchildren, Monica Stoney, Matt Stoney, Ben Blankenhorn, Grace Blankenhorn, Lily Blankenhorn and Allister Linden.
Connie attended Dorsey High School, received her Bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California, and was an elementary school teacher before becoming a homemaker and mother when her children were born. She was a devout Christian and loved going to church and attending Bible studies and prayer groups. Connie lived for over 30 years in the community of Emerald Bay in Laguna Beach, California where she raised her children and made many lifelong friendships.
Connie will be forever remembered for her steadfast faith in God and her dedication to her children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful mother and devoted friend to many.
Connie’s Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, August 11 at 3:00 p.m. and will be held at the home of her daughter, Kim Blankenhorn.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Connie Linden’s name to Calvary Chapel of Santa Barbara, 1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez #21, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, (805) 730-1400.
For questions related to Connie’s Celebration of Life, please contact Christina Stoney firstname.lastname@example.org (805) 746-1741 or Kim Blankenhorn email@example.com (805) 689-1972.
Arrangements made by McDermott Crockett Mortuary