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Margaret Linden

August 24, 1936 - July 02, 2019

Margaret Linden Margaret "Peggy" M. (Ritter) Linden

Our beloved mother, Margaret "Peggy" M. (Ritter) Linden, 82, of La Crosse died Tuesday July 2, 2019, at Gundersen Hospital. She was born Aug. 24, 1936, in La Crosse, to George and Margaret (Peterschmidt) Ritter.
She married DeWitt R. Hansen March 24, 1956. They had four children together and they later divorced. She married Eugene R. Linden Feb. 17, 1979.
She is survived by her three daughters, Julie (Lee) Burge of La Crosse, Jean Fryseth of La Crosse, Lisa Hansen (Lynn Ritchart) of Watertown, Wis.; one son, Robert (Bob) Hansen of White Bear Lake, Minn.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, stepchildren, Mary Kay Wold (Linden), Charles Peter (Linder) Linden, Joy Jaeger and her husband, Mike; nine stepgrandchildren, 25 stepgreat-grandchildren, a brother, Mike Ritter of Holmen; two sisters, Judy Schreier of La Crosse, Barbara Holte of La Crosse; and many nieces and nephews and a very special friend and companion, Tom Pahs.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene Linden; one brother, Tom Ritter; one grandson, Matthew Fryseth; and two stepsons, Bob and Jay Linden.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, in Mary, Mother of the Church Parish, 2006 Weston St., La Crosse, Wis. The Rev. Brian D. Konopa will officiate with burial to be held in Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis. Family and friends may visit from 9:30 a.m. Saturday until the time of Mass in the church.
The Blaschke & Schneider funeral Home is assisting the family.
Memorials are preferred and will be determined by the family at a later date.
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Published on July 10, 2019
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Richard Arneson
Jul 12, 2019
So very sorry to hear of the death of Peggy.
Unfortunately, my wife, Joan is gravely ill and I won’t be able to attend Peggy’s services. My condolences and prayers to you and your family.
Lorraine Seebauer
Jul 12, 2019
So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother.prayers to the Family.
Tami Gross (Frederickson) I'm so sorry to hear about the passing
Jul 12, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. She was a great neighbor, a funny lady and a special friend to my mom Pat. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. My you all remember what a special lady she was.
Ann Emmons
Jul 10, 2019
Condolences from the Emmons. Keeping you all in our prayers. May you Mother find peace. God Bless