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Bernard F. "Ben" Linaman
Kenyon - Bernard "Ben" F. Linaman, 90, of Kenyon, died Monday, April 5, 2021, in Colorado Springs, CO, after complications from a stroke. Bernard Frederick Linaman was born January 20, 1931, in Bellechester, Wabasha County, to Fred and Agnes (Megears) Linaman. He was baptized in Bellechester. He attended country school through the 8th grade. On July 18, 1952, he entered into the United States Army where he was a cook. On June 18, 1954, he was honorably discharged and returned home. On June 21, 1958, he married Glenora Voxland at Holden Lutheran Church. Ben and Glenora made their home south of Kenyon where he was a farmer for most his life before moving to town in 1993 from the family farm. Ben also worked at the Kahler Hotel in Rochester, RYT-way in Northfield, the photo lab at Walmart in Owatonna and Treasure Island in Red Wing until he retired. Ben was a member of Hegre Lutheran Church. He loved spending time in his wood shop making tables, shelves, canes, or any other project people asked of him. He was always building something. He also enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and traveling. He is survived by two sons, Tommy (Denise) Linaman of Kenyon and David Linaman of Owensville, Missouri; one daughter, Lynette Linaman of Chanhassen; eight grandchildren, Fay (Todd) Crouse, Scott (Ashley) Linaman, Mark Linaman, Craig (DeeAnna) Linaman, Samantha Linaman, Andrew Linaman, Jessica (Runner) Chandler, and Casey Beam; twenty-two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Linaman of Mesa, Arizona and Donald Linaman of Nevada; one sister, Donna Merkel of Spring Valley, Minnesota; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Glenora in 2002; his parents; three brothers, Louie, Fred and Frank; one sister, Helen Winslow. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Hegre Lutheran Cemetery.
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In memory of
Bernard F. "Ben" Linaman
Kenyon - Bernard "Ben" F. Linaman, 90, of Kenyon, died Monday, April 5, 2021, in Colorado Springs, CO, after complications from a stroke. Bernard Frederick Linaman was born January 20, 1931, in Bellechester, Wabasha County, to Fred and Agnes (Megears) Linaman. He was baptized in Bellechester. He attended country school through the 8th grade. On July 18, 1952, he entered into the United States Army where he was a cook. On June 18, 1954, he was honorably discharged and returned home. On June 21, 1958, he married Glenora Voxland at Holden Lutheran Church. Ben and Glenora made their home south of Kenyon where he was a farmer for most his life before moving to town in 1993 from the family farm. Ben also worked at the Kahler Hotel in Rochester, RYT-way in Northfield, the photo lab at Walmart in Owatonna and Treasure Island in Red Wing until he retired. Ben was a member of Hegre Lutheran Church. He loved spending time in his wood shop making tables, shelves, canes, or any other project people asked of him. He was always building something. He also enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and traveling. He is survived by two sons, Tommy (Denise) Linaman of Kenyon and David Linaman of Owensville, Missouri; one daughter, Lynette Linaman of Chanhassen; eight grandchildren, Fay (Todd) Crouse, Scott (Ashley) Linaman, Mark Linaman, Craig (DeeAnna) Linaman, Samantha Linaman, Andrew Linaman, Jessica (Runner) Chandler, and Casey Beam; twenty-two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Linaman of Mesa, Arizona and Donald Linaman of Nevada; one sister, Donna Merkel of Spring Valley, Minnesota; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Glenora in 2002; his parents; three brothers, Louie, Fred and Frank; one sister, Helen Winslow. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Hegre Lutheran Cemetery.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

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By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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