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Linda Grace Spry

July 29, 1963 October 4, 2019
Linda Grace Spry
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Obituary for Linda Grace Spry

Linda Grace Spry, 56, a resident of the Vernonia community, went on her journey peacefully at home surrounded by family after struggling with brain cancer, Friday afternoon, October 04, 2019.

Private Cremation Rites were held at the Hoyt Crematory in Forest Grove.

LINDA GRACE SPRY was born July 29, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of Gene Owcarz and Mickey (Novak) Owcarz. She was raised and received her education in the Chicago community.

She was united in marriage to Michael Richard Spry on August 30, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois. They celebrated 40 happy years together.

Following their marriage, they resided in the community of Chicago until 1989 when they moved to the Vernonia community, where they had resided since.

Linda was a homemaker and she owned Serenity Gardens Herbal in Vernonia for many years.

Among her special interests, she enjoyed working in her herb shop, cooking at local restaurants, having coffee in her garden, and camping. She especially delighted in walks in the woods and strolls in the river looking for that special rock with her husky dog, and mostly spending time with her family.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, Gene Owcarz, and her son Frank Spry.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Spry, of the family home in Vernonia, Oregon;her child and their spouse, Amy and Andrew Quaring, of St. Helens, Oregon; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Donna Owcarz, of Eugene, Oregon; Debbie and Jeffrey Pratscher, Hometown, Illinois, and her brother, Michael Owcarz, of Eugene, Oregon.

Also surviving are her two grandchildren, Wyatt Quaring, of St. Helens, Oregon and Jasmine Odoms, of Eugene, Oregon, and several nieces and nephews.

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Tualatin Valley Funeral Alternatives in Hillsboro is entrusted with the arrangements.

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