Chisholm Linda Lou of Coon Rapids, born May 15, 1938, passed away with her family by her side on March 14, 2003 at the age of 64. Preceded in death by her father, Lloyd Fliginger. Survived by her loving and caring husband of 42 years, Dennis; mother, Eleanora Fliginger; daughters, Janet Chisholm, Joan (Martin) Tynda, Joyce Chisholm, Jayne Chisholm (Donald Macklin); grandchildren, Miranda, Dennis and Alyssa Frank, Tanner Tynda, Jesse and Jarrod Macklin, and a new grandson to be born in June, 2003; sisters and brothers, Joy (Pete) Lies, Rosale (Charles) Alsbury, Rosmond Lucken, Sheila (Jerry) Schoenwald, Betty (Donald) Sorenson, Kandyce (Lee) Sundberg, Cyndra Fliginger, Harvey (Julie) Fliginger, Dean Fliginger; brothers-in-law, Jim Gompf, Bill (Gretchen) Chisholm; sister-in-law Margaret (Bill) Rand; very special friends, Marcy Weight, Carolina Click, Albert & Judy Templin, Bill Trenda and Fred Adkins; many nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Robert Winston and his entire staff for taking such wonderful care of Linda. Linda enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, watching sports on TV, sewing, the casino, the cabin up north, Sunday suppers with her family, and, more than anything, being Grandma. Funeral services Wednesday, March 19, 11 AM at Epiphany Catholic Church, 11001 Hanson Blvd, Coon Rapids. Visitation Monday, March 17, 5-8 PM at Gearhart Funeral Home, 11275 Foley Blvd, Coon Rapids. Also 1 hour prior to service at Epiphany. Memorials to the Reiser Foundation in Coon Rapids. God saw that she was getting tired, and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around her, and whispered, "Come with Me." With tearful eyes we watched her, and saw her fade away. Although we loved her dearly, we could not make her stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard-working hands to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best.

Published on March 16, 2003

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