Linda Philbrick, 68, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer and Covid 19 on Monday, December 27, 2021 surrounded by her family. Linda was born on October 15, 1953 to Clarence and Rose (Vande Burgt) Seegers. She met Bob Philbrick on December 28, 1985 and on May 26, 1990 they were united in marriage. Linda worked at Rich’s Bakery in Appleton for 30 years and then at Owen Flooring in Shawano for 5 years until she retired. They moved to Shawano Lake in 1995 and have resided there ever since. Linda loved her pontoon rides around the lake as well as a ride up the Wolf River and she also loved watching her birds eat out of the bird feeders. She especially enjoyed putting together puzzles, playing Yahtzee, cards and a domino game called Mexican Train. Linda enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. The grandchildren referred to her as “Boat Grandma.” She loved them with all of her heart.
Linda is survived by her husband of 31 years, Robert Philbrick, children; Oscar Hermann, Ryan (Tanya) Hermann, stepson James (Gina) Philbrick, stepdaughter Jeni (Tom) Van Beek, grandchildren; Alia, Owen, Onna, and Gwyn Hermann, Shane Hermann, Brad, Jenna and Jamie Philbrick, Curtis Pleshek, Rebecca and Kyle Van Beek, great grandchildren; Calliope, Presleigh, Ameliah and Lincoln, her mom Rose Seegers, siblings; Gary (Barb) Seegers, Mary (Dan) Vanderpas, Nancy (John) Kauth, Judy Seegers, Jim (Pat) Seegers, John (Connie) Seegers, a brother-in-law Larry (Jackie) Philbrick, 16 nieces and nephews, and her special dog Copper. Linda was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Seegers and a brother, Terry Seegers.
The funeral liturgy for Linda will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Edward the Confessor, N2926 State Hwy 47, Appleton, WI 54913. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. For online condolences please visit www.verkuilenfh.com. The family would like to thank the ICU staff at Aurora Bay Care in Green Bay for taking such good care of Linda in her time of need.
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