A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 400 Spruce St. Gridley California, for Linda Potoski, 62, of Gridley. Linda passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital in Gridley.
She was born August 12, 1949. in Modesto California to John and Emily Lanting.
Linda put her heart and soul into her community. Her passions included owning Little Folks Children Shops, being an active member of Chamber of Commerce, Women of the Moose, Children’s Home Society, FOCUS, GUARDIAN, Rape Crisis Intervention, Gridley Gators, Delta Nu Alpha, Downtown Improvement Committee, Red Suspenders Day Parade, Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, Christmas Parade of Lights, Gridley Home Tour and Butte County.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents John and Emily Lanting.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years Stanley Potoski of Gridley, two daughters Laurie (Richard) Whalin of Yuba City Ca. and Kim (Brian) Fesler of Gridley. Four Grandchildren, Daniel and Allen Potoski, Andrew Spencer and Justin Whalin. Two brothers, Albert Lanting of New Mexico, Dennis Lanting of California; Three sisters, Carol Schwartz of California, Danita O’Connell of Washington and Denise Williams of Washington.
Bishop Blaine Sannar of the Liberty Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate the services..
Family requests donations be made to the MS Society.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley Block Funeral Chapel