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Obituary for Linda Ann Smerud

Linda Ann Smerud, 72, died November 8,2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse.

She was born in La Crosse to Donald and Delores Brumm on May 28,1951. Linda grew up near Eitzen, Minn., and graduated from Caledonia High School in 1969. Linda then went on to get her LPN in Winona. Linda married Carver Smerud on November 12, 1971. They then moved to San Diego, Calif., where she served as a Navy wife. Linda was a private, but caring woman who focused on her loved ones. She and her family eventually settled in New Albin, Iowa, where she lived until her death.

Linda is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Carver; her daughter, Stacy (Chad) Serres; her brother, Gerald Brumm of New Albin; aunt, Gladys Tegtmier of Caledonia; her brothers-in-law and sister-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; brother, Robert; sister-in-law, Sally Fink; and several aunts and uncles.

No services are being planned at this time.

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