Linda Berquam

Linda Jean (Johnson) Berquam, 75, of Staples passed away September 15, 2017, at Lakewood Health System Care Center, Staples. Linda had struggled with Alzheimer’s for 25 years.

Services will be held Sept. 23, at noon at Faith Lutheran Church, Staples. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Linda was born on Feb. 9, 1942 in Minneapolis to Ralph E. and Jean Elizabeth (Kronstedt) Johnson. She married Theodore D. Berquam on May 5, 1961 at Bethel Lutheran Church, Minneapolis. She enjoyed church, music and being with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Theodore (Lou) Berquam, Jr., Veseli and Timothy (Bev) Berquam, Rogers; two daughters, Laura (Chris) Freedy, Brookfield, WI and Lisa (Michael) Bloom, Crystal; two sisters, Nancy “Kat” (Dean) Bryan-Wallace, Becker and Marsha (Tilman) Bergman, New Brighton; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents.

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