Linda Sue Hostetter

October 28th, 1947May 10th, 2023

Linda was born in Emporia, Kansas to Donald W. Hostetter and Leva Hazel (Foley) Hostetter on October 28, 1947.  Linda was the second child with 3 siblings.  She passed away after an extended battle with Parkinson’s Disease on May 10, 2023 at Summit Care Center at Frasier Meadows in Boulder Colorado. 

Linda moved to Boulder, Colorado with her family in the Spring of 1958, and graduated from Fairview High School in 1965. She worked in accounting throughout her career including Gerry Mountain Sports, Holubar, Astro Endyne, and Voorhis Associates.  She was involved in many activities over the years, skiing, Susan G. Komen breast cancer walks, race walking, biking, hiking, and keeping records for her high school class. She had very strong organizational skills.

Linda lived in the Centaur Village West community in Lafayette, Colorado for 40+ years. She was on the HOA Board for the community for 23 years and the HOA board President for 20 years. She made many friends and provided a steady hand and support to the community during her time on the board and helped with coordinating many changes and capital improvement projects for the neighborhood. 

In 2013 Linda sought out a companion in “COLT”, her standard party poodle, that became the love of her life, constant companion, and a great joy.  They spent many hours walking, visiting dog parks, and socializing with residents of assisted living/care facilities.  They took long road trips together to see the country, visit relatives and friends along the way. She truly missed not being able to travel as much as she planned due to her illness.

Linda was proceeded in death by her parents, and to her great sorrow her constant companion Colt. She is survived by her siblings Donna (Bill) Wright, Anita Hostetter, Don (Lu Ann) Hostetter, niece Carrie Hostetter, nephew Ben Wright, and great niece Emily Hostetter.

A Celebration of Life will be held on June 17th from 1pm to 2:30pm at the Centaur Village West Park Shelter which was named in Linda’s honor on Etna Drive south of South Boulder Road, Lafayette Colorado.

Donations in Linda’s name may be made to the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s, or Boulder County Humane Society or your local facility.



A Celebration of Life will be held on June 17th from 1pm to 2:30pm at the Centaur Village West Park Shelter which was named in Linda’s honor on Etna Drive south of South Boulder Road, Lafayette Colorado.








My heart is deeply saddened by the loss of this sweet woman. She was kind, caring, and a bright spot in so many people's lives. Linda will truly be missed.
My condolences to Linda's family. I met Linda in a ski fitness class in the late 70s. We remained friends until my move away from Boulder in the 1990s. We went on hikes together and often met on a Sunday morning to shop at Target with the Sunday paper's flyer in hand. We also liked to play tennis together, although neither of us was very good and the source of many a good laugh. So sorry to hear about Linda's death. Lynn Fairchild
I didn't know my cousin well but kept in touch on FB with her the last couple years. Met her at Billy Bob and Betty's family reunion a few years back for the first time since I was a kid. All I know about her is she loved her dog. Our prayers to her family. May she now be reunited with colt.
I will remember Linda as a friend to all. She shared the joy and love that she had for Colt with all of her friends and family, and it was always so much fun when she stopped by my store and I could give him a little treat. So many will miss both Linda and Colt, and I am so happy to have known her. Carol Smith
I will always remember Linda's smile, grand sense of humor and sincere kindness. Everyone in our Fairview Class appreciated the attention and considerable effort she put into keeping the Class of 1965 Roster complete. Linda was a true friend and will be greatly missed.