Obituary of Linda Patenaude
Linda was born and raised in Carmel Valley Ca. Her parents were William and Jeanne Smith. She attended Tularcitos Elementary School and graduated Carmel High School in 1966. Linda has two surviving brothers, Richard Smith and Larry Smith. Locations unknown. Linda married in 1968 and raised two children, William James III and Laura Jeanne. Both children followed in her footsteps, attending Tularcitos and Carmel High where they had many of the same teachers that their mother had. Linda started her working career at Insurance Center of Salinas, Moore and Miller Ins. in Soquel Ca. and finally at State Farm Ins in Salinas. Linda's surviving child Laura and Grandson Tyler live locally in Scotts Valley. Linda was a quiet, private person who loved animals of all types. She was preceded in death by her son Billy who died in 1998. She is dearly missed by family and friends..