Linda Kolander Hogan

January 27, 1946 - February 20, 2023

Linda Hogan, 77, of Nome, Texas, passed away Monday, February 20, 2023. She was born January 27, 1946 in Beaumont to Susie Berry Kolander and Otto Kolander.

She graduated from Hardin Jefferson High School in 1963. While in school, she made many friends and had a great love of basketball. After graduating, she worked in the retail grocery industry until she met and married her husband, Richard Hogan in 1969. Her fifty-four-year marriage was blessed with two daughters, Rachel and Mona.

Linda was a wonderful cook and used her culinary and food service skills in several restaurant endeavors. She was co-owner of two local restaurants, The Seafood Galley and Hogies. Later she could be found serving meals and lively conversation at Mama’s Deli in China. Over the years, many friends were blessed with the gifts of her delicious cooking.

Every chance she got she, Richard and their little dog, Bexar headed to the lake for a little fishing. She became quite the angler and loved to cook and share her catch.

Linda also thoroughly enjoyed the sport of NASCAR and growing a garden, that was the envy of all her family.

Linda was preceded in death by her mother and father.

She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Rachel Cretsinger of Troy, Michigan, and Mona Hogan of Nome, Texas; her sister, Sheila Studdert and husband, David; nieces, Angie Alvey and husband, Trey, and Kari Studdert, all of Nome; great-nieces, Emma and Ella Alvey; and great-nephew, Aiden Minton.

A gathering of Mrs. Hogan’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 24, 2023, at China Cemetery, 461 Benoit, China.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77705.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • February 23, 2023
  • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Graveside Service

China Cemetery
  • 463, Benoit Ave, China, TX, 77613,
  • February 24, 2023
  • 10:00 am

Comments (6)

    Emy & Billy Kolander says:

    What a sweet lady. Peace be with you all.

    Kim+Dearbonne+Waller says:

    Linda was a beautiful lady, inside and out. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. 🙏❤️

    Kay Abernathy says:

    Love to all of you from our family,

    Kay Abernathy

    Glynda Hunter says:

    So sorry to hear about Linda. We graduated together. Prayers for her family.

    Debby Dousay says:

    Rest ez, Sweet Cousin❤️

    Lillian Kolander says:

    Lots of memories with this special lady. She will definitely be missed. Sending my love and prayers.
    Love, Lillian & Kolander Family

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