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Linda A. Melde Jan. 20, 1947 - April 30, 2009

MONTEVIDEO -- Linda Ann Melde, 62, of Montevideo died Thursday at Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church in Montevideo. Burial will in Baxter Lutheran Church Cemetery in rural Montevideo.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements are with Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo.

She was born Jan. 20, 1947, in Montevideo to Ole and Hazel (Olson) Melde. She grew up in the Dawson area attending school in Dawson.

She lived in Montevideo and worked as a nursing assistant. She retired in December 2007 after more than 20 years of working at Luther Haven Nursing Home.

She is survived by her daughters: Holly (and Scott) Oberg of Montevideo and Cecily (and Joel) Melde-Erickson of Evansville; four grandchildren; siblings: Doris Wilson of Montevideo, Tom (and Lola) Melde of Sandy, Utah, and Dennis Melde of Hibbing.

She was preceded in death by her parents.