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Obituary of Florence L. Linden

Florence Leona Linden, the daughter of Carl T. Larson and Ida (Hoel) Larson, was born Oct. 2, 1910 on a farm near Randall, KS and passed away on September 15, 2014 at Tabitha Village, Lincoln, NE at the age of 103 years, 11 months, and 13 days.
At an early age, her family moved to a farm near Scandia, KS. She attended grade school and high school in Scandia. On January 14, 1928, she was united in marriage to Orville Linden and to this union was born four children, Gaylord, Neola, Marlene, and Dennis. The couple made their home at rural Scandia, KS and he preceded her in death and she later moved to Scandia.
Florence was a homemaker and was a nurse’s aide in Belleville Nursing Homes until her retirement in 1973. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Scandia. She later moved to Lincoln, NE to be near family and was a member of the Temple Baptist Church.
Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Orville, parents, two sons, Gaylord and Dennis, one daughter, Marlene, one granddaughter, Marsha, one brother, Carl, Jr., and three sisters, Irene, Fern, and Frances.
She is survived by one daughter, Neola Hromadka of Lincoln, NE, one daughter-in-law, Opal Linden of Lincoln, NE; 5 granddaughters, 8 great grandchildren, 6 step great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, and 9 step great great grandchildren; nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at One PM, Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, KS with Pastor Jeremy Penrod, officiating.
Interment will be at the Riverview Cemetery, Scandia, KS.
Visitation will be from 9AM until One PM on Friday at the Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, KS.
Memorials are suggested to family choice.
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Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia, KS is in charge of the arrangements.

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