Mary “Linda” Powers

Mary “Linda” W. Powers died Feb. 9 in Federal Way. She was 90.

Born to Charles and Jane Wyckoff on May 3, 1912 in Clinton, Conn., she grew up in San Diego and Oakland, Calif. In 1934, she married Fred Powers in Carson City, Nev., where she worked for Product Development Corp. After retiring in 1969, she moved to Rockaway, Ore., where she lived until 1997, when she moved to Federal Way.

She was a past member of the Miami Cove and Fairview granges, a quilt club and Rockaway Community Church, where she taught Sunday school.

Survivors include a son, Stanley Powers of Old Lyme, Conn.; a daughter, Darlene Woodyard of Federal Way; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Inurnment was at Tillamook IOOF Columbarium.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Franciscan Hospice, in care of Franciscan Foundation for Health Care, P.O. Box 1502, Tacoma, WA 98401-98326.