Linda Braden DeWeese

Profile Updated: September 13, 2016
Linda Braden
Residing In: Topeka, KS USA
Spouse/Partner: Harvey DeWeese
Occupation: Sales at Helzberg Diamonds, Westridge Mall, Topeka RETIRED
Children: Son: Ryan Dreier (1977) & Nicole: Olivia 2003 & Zachary 2005

Daughter: Kristen Dreier Dickhart More…(1980) & Russ: Halle 2011 & Trey 2013

Stepson: Brian & Kim: Jacob 1994, Kayla 2002 & Dalton 2005

Stepson: Burt & Michelle: Alexis 2004 & Branton 2006
Yes! Attending Reunion
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After graduation, I married Ed Weikel, August 1966, and moved to San Diego, California. I went to San Diego Community College for a semister or two, then worked for a company called Systems, Science & Software, in La Jolla, California. I then worked at General Dynamics/Convair, in their Data Processing Dept..Ed and I moved back to Topeka. We later divorced (no children).

I married Richard Dreier in November 1974 and worked at American States Insurance Company, until I had my second child. We have two children, Ryan and Kristen. We divorced after 10 years.

I married my now husband Harvey DeWeese in 1985 and became a stepmom to two boys, Brian and Burt, Making us a family of 6! I wanted to be a stay at home Mom to our 4 kids, so I worked part time selling Tupperware, where I became a manager, and earned and drove a Tupperware van for several years. I then started working part time at Helzberg Diamond Shops, in WestRidge Mall, which turned into a full time job. I loved working there, working with some great people over the years, helping clients find their "perfect piece of jewelry"! I am now retired, after more than 20 years.
Harvey and I will celebrated our 30th anniversary December 31, 2015:)

Harvey & I enjoy traveling, Hawaii and Napa Valley, California, Washington DC, are some of my favorite places to visit, along with many visits to see our kids and Grandkids in Keller, Texas (Ryan & Nicole, Olivia & Zach), Houston, Texas ( Kristen & Russ, Halle & Trey) and Coweta, Oklahoma (Brian & Kim, Jacob, Kayla & Dalton). Fortunately Burt & Michelle, Lexi & Branton still live in Topeka:)

I consider myself very lucky and blessed to have such a wonderful family and extended family, including my siblings and their children, and friends that make my life so much fun!
Life is good!

P.S.
I had a wonderful time seeing everyone at our 50th!!
Looking forward to getting together again!...:)

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Posted on: Jan 23, 2017 at 9:32 PM

Happy (a bit late) Birthday, Jim! Glad it was a good one!!

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Sep 14, 2016 at 6:16 PM

Posted on: Sep 14, 2016 at 12:07 AM

I want to thank everyone on the Committee that made the 50th class reunion in a huge success, and a special thanks to Bill for all the updates on the website!

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Posted on: Sep 13, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Welcome! My daughter lives in the Houston area, around The Woodlands/Tomball/Spring, so I'm down there several times a year! we should try to get together with Shirley & Dan Mick when I'm down!

Mar 29, 2016 at 12:08 AM

Hey Linda, hope you had a great day. Look at your bangs and my bangs. Where did we get those????? We should have lunch sometime you know. you can p.m. me on fb.

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Apr 24, 2015 at 10:45 AM

Hope you had a very Happy Birthday, Pam!

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