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Linda Racine (Stageberg)


Linda Lee Racine (Stageberg) passed away peacefully at the age of 73, on December 22, 2021 from complications of Alzheimer’s, at Lutheran Home of Belle Plaine, Minnesota. Linda was born in Willmar, Minnesota on April 21, 1948 to Lyle & Elmira Stageberg.

Linda graduated from Willmar Highschool in 1966 and went on to pursue her nursing degree at Abbott Northwestern School of Nursing. She graduated with her RN in 1969.

Her greatest joy in her life was her two daughters and her 4 beautiful grandchildren.

Linda is survived by her two daughters: Katie Stone (Erik); Bethany Ries (Jefry); grandchildren: Madeline & Samuel Campbell, Braeden & Declan Stone; sisters: Nancy Powell; Elaine Ford (Richard); brother in-law: Stuart Holmquist and many nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents Lyle & Elmira Stageberg, sister Mary Holmquist & her two beautiful baby boys who never made it to term.

Linda’s celebration of life will be on Saturday January 15, 2022 at Shephard of the Valley Lutheran Church in Apple Valley, MN. Visitation will start at 10 AM. Service will be at 11 AM with luncheon at noon.

In lieu of flowers or monetary donations, please consider donating to Lutheran Home of Belle Plaine at Donate to TLHA. Your Act of Generosity, Our Longevity | TLHA Dementia/Alzheimer’s program in Linda’s memory.