Linda Frances McColloch

Published 2:00 pm Tuesday, August 22, 2023

A memorial service for Linda Frances (Chavez) McColloch will be held on  Friday, August 25 at Bonnerup Funeral Home in Albert Lea, MN at  12:00 pm with visitation one hour prior, and a luncheon to follow. Linda died peacefully on Saturday, August 19th surrounded by her family at  her home in Austin, MN. She was born on October 14, 1953, in Phoenix,  AZ, one of ten children born to Telesforo and Phyllis (Hernandez) Chavez. Linda grew up and spent most of her life in Albert Lea. She was first united  in marriage to Antonio F. Garza with who she raised four children. She was  then united in marriage to her life-long partner, Michael L. McColloch. Linda had many interests, she enjoyed spending time with her  grandchildren, reading, estate sales, gardening, cookouts with family and  spending time working on her house. Linda worked at Cummins Engines  (Fleetguard) in Lake Mills, IA for 20 years and then worked with the  Freeborn County Sheriff’s Department in Albert Lea before her retirement. She is survived by her life-long partner, Michael L. McColloch, her children:  Toni Garza, Savannah, GA, Christina Garza, Austin, MN, Amy Garza, Austin,  MN and David (Katelyn) Garza, Enid, OK, her grandchildren: Reynaldo  Quesada, Antonio Quesada, Tramire Little, Darian Weigel, Darik (Skyler)  Weigel, Jaydon (Ali) Weigel, Alixandra Flores, Esteban (Jenny) Colin Lopez,  Cristian Ruiz, Landon Garza, Kyla Garza and Bradley Garza, and her great  grandchildren: Jaelianna, Niko, Brooks, Kyson and baby Colin, her siblings:  Patsy Fuentez of Albert Lea, Ignacio (Jean) Chavez of Austin, MN, Suzie  (Robert) Garza of Albert Lea, Tony (Artie) Chavez of Albert Lea, Greg Chavez  of Owatonna, MN, Delfina Chavez of Crystal, MN and Kathy Chavez of South  St. Paul, MN and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Lupe Salcedo, her brother, Albert  Chavez, her granddaughter, Natasha Weigel, her son, Mark Garza and her  mother, Phyllis Chavez. The family would like to thank Mayo Hospice and their wonderful nursing  staff, Angie and Ana. In lieu of flowers memorials can be sent to the family at  1914 1st Ave NE, Austin, MN 55912

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