Linda R. Ficken
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Linda R. Ficken
  • October 15, 1942 - February 15, 2017
  • Pine Lake, Georgia

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Linda R. Ficken, age 74, a long-time resident of Snellville, passed away February 15, 2017. Linda was a loving wife of 38 years to Jack Ficken, her high school sweetheart, and a nurturing and compassionate mother to two children, Sandy and Wyman. As an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church for over 30 years, Linda enjoyed singing in the choir, playing handbells and being a part of the Seniors and Women's groups. She taught the children of Trinity Lutheran Church Preschool for 25 years before her retirement. Linda had a passion for traveling and was fortunate to have gone on many adventures with family and friends. Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Col. Fredrick Stoffel Recher, Sr. and Hazel Cote Recher; her siblings, Jacquelyn Ovenden and Fredrick S Recher, Jr; and her loving husband, John Wyman Ficken, Jr. She is survived by her daughter Sandra K. Ficken; son, John W. Ficken, III (Lauren); and grandchildren John W. (Jack) Ficken, IV and Emma Kate Ficken. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lilburn, Ga. The family will receive visitors at 1:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Shepherd's Fund, C/O Trinity Lutheran Church, 1826 Killian Hill Rd SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.