Linda Weckwerth, 1946-2019

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Memorial services for Linda M. Weckwerth, 72, of Geneva will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Community Lutheran Church in Geneva. The Rev. Dr. Kristen Venne will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Family and friends will gather from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the church Wednesday. Online condolences are welcome at

Linda Weckwerth

Linda died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Linda M. Weckwerth was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Owatonna, the daughter of Eugene and Marilyn (Jensen) Kammerer.  She attended and graduated from Ellendale High School. Linda worked for Jostens in the mid ’60s for a short time. On Sept. 11, 1964, she was united in marriage to Richard Weckwerth in Geneva. Linda worked at Good Samaritan Society as a CNA and then as a para-professional in the Ellendale school system for over 30 years. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, traveling and riding motorcycle with Richard. The couple spent their winters in Florida. Linda loved hosting family events, such as birthdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. She went out of her way to make everyone feel important. Her time spent with her family was very important and enjoyable. She was involved with her grandchildren’s school activities and sporting events. Linda was a member of Community Lutheran Church.

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Survivors include her husband, Richard; children Shannon Pacholl (Joe Elkin) and Kim (Jamie) Farr; grandchildren Desirae (Dave) Meyer, Jared (Sara) Lange, Ethan Lange (Kayla Meyer), Shayla Pacholl (Sam Eisenberg), Mason Pacholl, Makensie Farr (Aden Erickson) and Mallory Farr; great-grandchildren Maggie Olson, Baylen Moon, Sydney Lange, Levi Meyer, Maliha Meyer, Reese Meyer and Makenna Lange; sister, Martha (Mike) Jensen; brother, Craig (Janet) Kammerer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; in-laws James and Margie Weckwerth; sister-in-law, Barbara (Weckwerth) Herget; and nephew, Rodney Herget.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the staff at St. Marys Hospital, the doctors and nurses for the great care and compassion they showed Linda and her family.