Linda Chapin—Former NWI Executive Director
Linda R. Chapin, age 65 of Amherst, WI passed away on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at her Wisconsin residence following a courageous battle of cancer with her family, and closest friends by her side.
Linda was born on August 19, 1952 the daughter of the late Jack and Wilma (Steinmetz) Chapin in San Diego, CA. She graduated from University of Oklahoma with three degrees. Bachelor of psychology, Doctor of dental science, and a masters in nutrition. Linda was the first woman to graduate dental school at University of Oklahoma. Linda enjoyed traveling, gardening, spending time with her granddaughters, and painting. She served as the Executive Director of the National Wellness Institute for 13 years.
Linda is survived by her husband, Michael Gaul of Amherst; daughter, Meghan (Steven) Kubisiak of Amherst; granddaughters, Ava and Kinslee of Amherst; and many other relatives and friends.
Published in Stevens Point Journal on Sept. 29, 2017