Neighbor: Linda Losier
Linda Losier shares a little bit about herself in this week's Neighbors column.
Occupation: Retired librarian
Place of birth: Kansas City, Kan.
Family: Husband, Bill; children Leslie, Jonathan and Arlena; father, Gene Waggoner of Edwardsville.
Q: When did you move to Bonner Springs, and what brought you here?
A: In September of 1973. We were looking for a small-town environment and we liked Bonner Springs.
Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
A: Going back to school to get my EMT certification after being out of school for so long.
Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
A: Clausie Smith gave it to me, and it was about my children — “What you don’t know won’t hurt you.”
Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?
A: I enjoy volunteering for the library and ambulance service, I’m very family-oriented and try to spend as much time with my children and grandchildren as I can, and I can break out into song at any time.
Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?
A: At one point I wanted to be a doctor, but that didn’t last for very long.
Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?
A: Somewhere warm with a beach.
Song: Anything from the late 1950’s or early ‘60’s
Food: My son-in-law’s cheesecakes