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Linda J. Bentzen

d. June 4, 2013

Linda J. Bentzen, 66, of La Crosse passed away unexpectedly Tuesday June 4, 2013 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center.  She was born in La Crosse April 12, 1947 to LeRoy and Rosemary (Gautsch) Bentzen.  Linda attended St. Thomas More Grade School and graduated from Aquinas High School in 1965.  Linda was a long time employee of the Quillin’s Grocery Store and later was a domestic caregiver. She loved to go fishing on the Mississippi River.  She also loved going out West with her good friend Donna looking for artifacts and Indian items for her collection.

Linda is survived by her siblings: Roy “Chuck” (Monica) Bentzen, Mark (Leanne) Bentzen, David (Stephanie) Bentzen, Sam (Tammy)  Bentzen and Lisa (John) Meyer; many nieces and nephews and her good friend Donna Gegenfurtner.  She was preceded in death by her parents LeRoy and Rosemary Bentzen , her brother Nick and nephew Scott Bentzen.

A prayer service will be held Thursday June 6, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. S. with Rev. Rick Roberts officiating.  Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday  from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Burial will be at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the La Crosse Humane Society.

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