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Linda Marie Welke

Linda Marie Welke of Wales, WI passed away at Waukesha Memorial Hospital on March 12, 2017 with family by her side.

She was born August 6th, 1953 to Lloyd and Verna Welke and was raised in Montello, WI where she grew up on the family farm as the youngest of three children.

She graduated as valedictorian from Montello High School in 1971. From there she went on to study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she graduated from nursing school in 1977. She eventually settled in Wales, WI and lived there from 1984 until her death. During that time she raised two sons, Colin Kennedy and Joel Kennedy, and worked as a nurse in the operating room, dialysis center, and as a visiting nurse. In her spare time she loved to garden and enjoyed watching birds and other wildlife in her backyard.

She was preceded in death by her parents Lloyd and Verna Welke. She is survived by her sons, Colin Kennedy and Joel Kennedy; her brother, John Welke (Vicki Pryzbyl); her sister, Marcy McReath (Steve); and many cousins, nieces and nephews, friends, and loved ones.

Visitation and service will be held on April 8th at The People’s Church in Montello, WI. Visitation from 10:00am-11:30am followed by a service.

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