Linda Beaver

September 18, 2021


Linda Beaver age 73, passed away on September 18th 2021 at OHSU in Portland, due to complications from cancer surgery. 

Linda was born on December 9th 1947 to Donald and Marjorie Ott in La Grande OR. Her family moved to Richland WA, where she graduated from Columbia High School in 1966. In 1967 she married Barry Bristol and gave birth to her son Chad Bristol later that year. Divorced four years later, she moved to Corvallis with Chad in 1971 and attended Linn Benton Community College. Linda met her husband John Beaver in 1975 and they were married in 1977, at which time she became a mother to Louise, Eric, and Tracy. The following year the family established their home in Hines, where Linda initially worked at the Edward Hines Lumber Company. Linda was hired by the Burns Paiute Tribe in 1980, which began her successful 41 year career as the court administrator and law enforcement secretary.

Always kind and generous, and with a ready laugh... Linda enjoyed cooking, camping, riding 4-wheelers, traveling to Reno NV with her husband, and spending time with her family.

Linda is preceded in death by her mother Marjorie, father Donald, and brother Don. Survived by her husband John Beaver; brothers Jim Ott and John Ott (Pam); four children: Chad Bristol (Donna), Louise Kelly, Eric Beaver, Tracy McManus (Scott); two grandchildren James Albertson (Sarah and Jude), Cole McManus; great grandson Tye Lee Flores Albertson; and special loved ones Melissa, Shanna, Emily and Mykel.

As per Linda’s wishes there will be no public service.

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