Linda Morgan, 1947-2018

Published 1:00 am Thursday, January 4, 2018

Memorial services for Linda Rae Morgan, 70, of Waseca will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at West Freeborn Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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Linda Morgan

Linda’s life ended early Tuesday morning, as she passed away peacefully at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna.

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Linda Rae Morgan was born Feb. 15, 1947, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Theodore and Mirre (Hillman) Gilbertson. She attended school in Alden and Freeborn.

Linda worked in agriculture, Super America, Naeve Hospital and managed various retail stores. She enjoyed horseback riding, hiking, gardening, decorating her home for each season and caring for her dog and cats. She loved all things nature and birdwatching.

On June 30, 1990, Linda was united in marriage to Gerald R. Morgan in Waseca. She was a member of West Freeborn Lutheran Church and had many fond memories of her friends and activities there.

Linda is survived by her husband, Gerald R. Morgan; children Brenda (Greg) Moyer and Rob (Laurie) Abbe; stepchildren Kelly (Frank) Dorpinghaus, Michael Morgan and Jackson Morgan; grandchildren Angeline (Jeremy) Borglum, Aurielle Moyer, Ethan and Emily Abbe and Tyler Morgan; great-grandchild, Auroara; siblings Dennis (Pam) Gilbertson and Roxanne (Duane) Mallon; sisters-in-law Vicki Sanvik, Margaret Rogge and Judy Gilbertson; and many nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Allen Gilbertson, Bob Rogge and Lloyd Gilbertson.