Luella  Linden
Luella  Linden

Obituary of Luella Corrine Linden

Luella Corrine (Janson) Linden, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022 in The Cardinal Courts Assisted Living in Cromwell, MN.

Luella was born on March 27, 1933 in Sugar Bush Township to John and Dagmar Janson.  She graduated in 1951 from the Waubun, MN High School.  Following graduation, she was united in marriage to Peter Linden on June 16, 1951.  Together they raised five children.  Peter and Luella farmed in Rochert, MN.  Luella enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, and rug making.  Later after selling the farm they enjoyed traveling, with her sister Eleanor and brother-in-law Cliff, on many road trips and adventures.

Luella was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Alma (Clarence) Johnson, Linda (Elmer) Seppanen, Elsie (John) Bakken, Edna (Chris) Tuominen, Eleanor (Cliff) Junes; brothers, Arvid (Martha) Janson, Leonard Janson, Elmer Janson, and Edwin Janson; grandson, Troy Linden; great grandson, Nolan Caya; and special cousins, Delores (Elmer) Hokkanen and Kay (Fudd) Mattson.

She will be missed by her husband of 70 years, Peter; her children, Irene (Bob) Johnson of Cloquet, Keith (MerryLee) Linden of Rochert, MN, Gayle (Dan) Heikkila of Wright, Tim (Carol) Linden of Cloquet, and Todd (Lisa) Linden of Rochert, MN; brothers, Donald (Gerry) Janson, and Raymond (Gloria) Janson; sisters-in-law, Beatrice Janson and Greta Junes-Janson; 14 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, friends and a host of brothers and sisters in faith.

Our family will forever be grateful for the friends and staff at Cardinal Courts for caring for our Mother and loving her like she was their own special Grandma.  We would also like to acknowledge the kind and compassionate care provided by St. Croix Hospice.  Thank you for guiding and helping us make our Mom’s last month comfortable.  Your attentiveness and consideration will never be forgotten.  The Cromwell community is fortunate to have this outstanding facility.

Visitation is planned for Monday, March 21, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet.  Visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral service on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 in Eagle Lake Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church, five miles south of Cromwell.  A burial service will be on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at Egelund Cemetery in Rochert, MN.  To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, March 21, 2022
Atkins Northland Funeral Home
801 14th Street
Cloquet, Minnesota, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Eagle Lake Independent Apostolic Lutheran Church
5 Miles South of Cromwell
Cromwell, Minnesota, United States
Visitation 10:00-11:00


1:00 pm
Friday, May 27, 2022
Egelund Cemetery
207 St.
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States
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