Linda M. (Payne) Miles, 75, of La Crosse, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center.
She was born on May 14, 1944 to Paul and Nina Payne. Linda married David Miles on May 18, 1963, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Linda enjoyed crafting, bowling, genealogy, bible study and most of all spending time with her family, grandkids and great grandkids.
Throughout her life she worked various jobs and retired from Gundersen Lutheran Hospital.
Linda is survived by her 6 children, Michelle Norcross, Liza (Tracy) Miller, David (Vonda) Miles, Tim Miles, Amy (Noel) Peterson and John (Sarah) Miles; grandchildren, Joe (Amanda), Becky Norcross, Jessica (Nick) Helgerson, Travis (Chelsey), TJ (Maggie) Taylor, Tremain and Sam Miller, David, Katlyn and Kim Miles, Tyler Miles, Cole Molland and Jennifer Peterson, Julian, Avery, Nathan and Dawson Miles; and 7 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers and sisters, Mary Iverson, Janice Payne, Mike (Darlene) Payne, Jeff Payne, Wanda (Mark) Patzner, Randy (Connie) Nagel, Myron (Diane) Nagel, Willie (Arlene) Nagel, Eddie (Nola) Nagel, Charles (JoAnn) Nagel, Terry Joe (Luba) Nagel, Jerry (Brenda) Nagel, Tim (Tammy) Nagel, Rachel (Stan) Breuer; in-laws Kathy Payne, Norma Jean Payne, Donna Payne, Marla Nagel, Delose Goodrich, Dale DeGroot, Robert Miles, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers Donald Payne, Norman Payne, Jerry Payne, Tom Payne, Melvin Nagel, Raymond Nagel, Gordan Nagel, David Nagel and Ronnie Nagel; sisters Sandy Goodrich and Donna DeGroot; step-father Lester Nagel; Maternal grandparents Temron and Clara Rand Caspenson; paternal grandparents Joseph and Estelle (Murphy) Payne.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 13, 2020, in St James the Less Catholic Church, 1032 Caledonia St., La Crosse. Rev. James Altman will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 in Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. South, and from 10:00 AM until the time of Mass at Church on Thursday.