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Linda J. Sauter Nov. 10, 1949 - Nov. 2, 2008

HECTOR -- Linda Jean Sauter, 58, of Nevis, formerly of Hector, died Sunday at the Spruce House in Nevis.

A private family service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Hughes Funeral Home in Hector.

Public visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She was born Nov. 10, 1949, in Willmar to Ernest and Beulah (Nelson) Breitkreutz. She attended school in Hector and graduated from the Hector High School in 1967.

She married David Sauter. They made their home in Hutchinson, and she was employed at 3M. Following their divorce, she lived in Hector for several years. She moved to the Spruce House and lived there until her death.

She is survived by her children: Paula (and Jayme) Rheault of Buffalo Lake and Paul Sauter of Bird Island; four grandchildren; siblings: Alice (and Darrell) Smith of Spicer, Bill (and Jeri) Breitkreutz of Hutchinson, Betty (and Rich) Gorr of Glencoe, Connie Stevens of Minneapolis, Judy (and Keith) Peik of Brownton, Jerry Breitkreutz of Mankato and Lori (and Dennis) Washburn of Hector.

She was preceded in death by her parents and former husband.