Linda Lee Dye Howe

CLINTON – Linda Lee Dye Howe, 50, of Clinton passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at her home in Clinton. She was born June 14, 1963 in Hamilton, the daughter of Dale and Barbara (Liming) Dye.

Linda was raised and educated in Hamilton where she was a member of the Sheriff Junior Posse. She loved playing in the Hamilton High School Band before graduating in 1981. Linda spent most of her working life in Missoula. She married Bruce T. Howe on Aug. 27, 1994 and they resided in Clinton.

Linda enjoyed refinishing furniture, gardening and she had a passion for the outdoors. She loved riding horses, riding motorcycles and especially hunting and fishing. Linda was very proud of the moose she got up the Blackfoot. She also enjoyed scuba diving and deep sea fishing, and she and Bruce traveled to Jamaica, Mexico and other places to do this.

Linda will be remembered for being very social and she just loved to get out and visit with people.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; her father-in-law, John Mulligan: and her niece, Tara Rae Wells. Linda is survived by her husband, Bruce Howe, of Clinton; her parents, Dale and Barbara Dye of Hamilton; two sisters, Jolie Wells and husband Donald of Hamilton and Bobbi Dye of Hamilton; her mother-in-law, Joan Mulligan of Clinton; her niece, Jessica and her two children, Willo and Tyler; her nephew, Cameron; three aunts, Margaret Phelps and husband Bud of Seeley Lake, Elizabeth Loudon of Seeley Lake and Nancy Johnson of Provo, Utah; her uncle, Bill Ogg of Clinton; her good friend, Jacquie Bentley of Clinton and numerous other relatives and friends.

Services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the Daly-Leach Chapel in Hamilton. Condolences may be left for the family at

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Frank Felice

I am very sad to read about Linda's passing - I played in band with her during our high school days -- a wonderful, warm, and caring classmate --

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