Linda Roelle
1942 - 2012
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Linda Roelle

Aug. 2 1942

Sept. 11, 2012

Linda Rae (Alexander) Roelle, age 70, died peacefully on Sept. 11, 2012 in Reno, NV. She was born to Lewis Russell and Edith Grace (Krausman) Alexander on August 2, 1942 in Chicago, IL. She was a successful Real Estate Broker, with licenses in IL, MN, and NV. She also worked many years as a Costumer and Seamstress for area school plays, renaissance fairs and professional play houses alike.

Linda is survived by her children, Diana Lynn Rasmussen of Milton, WI, Sandra Marie Roelle of Eagle River, WI, and John Lewis Roelle, of Reno, NV, and her ten grandchildren, and her sisters, Lois Ferguson of Schaumburg, IL, Laraine Scott and husband,

Bill Scott, of Polo, IL, and Lee Anne Walles, of Zion, IL, along with all of their children. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Lenore Schmidt, and her brothers in law Rich Schmidt and Starr Ferguson.

A memorial has been established in Linda's name at the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org). Linda did not want a memorial service, she asked that we remember her life. She was a blessing to all she met.


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Published in the Reno Journal-Gazette and Mason Valley News on Sep. 21, 2012.
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October 3, 2012
I love you mom. You taught us what that was...how to love without limits...may you dance with Jesus in heaven tonight!
Diana Rasmussen
September 23, 2012
Linda was an amazing woman whose life lives through her children. Her hopes, values, and dreams are with them. I will miss her laugh and disposition on life. I am so grateful she is with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and cannot wait until we meet again. We love you Grandma Linda and miss you!

Your son-in-law Bob
Bob Rasmussen
September 21, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Your mom was an amazing person whom I loved dearly. Let your memories carry you through the difficult times. God bless all of you.
Renee (Hoooper) Overlee
September 21, 2012
So sorry to hear about your mom.. hugs to all of you The Barber family.
September 21, 2012
She was a huge part of my life. I always liked going down to Reno to see her and her smiling face.
Adam Walsh
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