This is the solemn announcement of the passing of a caring daughter, sister and mother, Linda Diane Stephens, who was born Linda Diane Roberts, at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina on Aug. 26, 1945. Linda passed peacefully on Sept. 19, 2021 at 76 years of age in Tucson, Arizona.
She married as Linda Diane Janson, later re-marrying as Linda Diane Stephens.
Linda was the mother of three children Lisa Ann Janson, Christopher Robert Janson and Louis Scott Janson. Linda was raised with two siblings, brother Terry Roberts and sister Karen Roberts, by her parents Otis and Evelyn Roberts.
Linda grew up in South Florida. She lived most of her life in Fort Lauderdale, Florida until moving to join her family living in Arizona around the mid-1980s. Linda graduated from Fort Lauderdale High School in 1963. Linda loved gardening, music and animals.
These past 25 years can be summarized by Linda’s desire to take care of those who could no longer take care of themselves. She provided personalized home care to many elderly clients.
Linda’s family is saddened, yet met with profound comfort in knowing that she is in a better place now. Let us pay our respects to a full life lived the best way she knew how. There will be a private funeral arrangement.