Linda Shank


Saturday, December 5, 2020, our beloved wife and mother, Linda Shank passed away at the age of 69.

Linda was born on October 30, 1951 near International Falls MN. She called many places home, including South St. Paul, Two Harbors, Bassett Lake, Castle Danger, and Barnum MN.

In 1986 she married Gene Shank. Together they enjoyed buying and selling antiques and vintage wares. Linda was always artistic in nature, decorating her homes and stores with great care and creativity. In recent years she found painting pictures to be fun. She adored animals and found much joy in caring for them. She lived her life boldly with an authentic spirit. Linda was a person of faith.

Linda is preceded in death by her father, Hans, mother Mary, brother John, and nephew Brad. She is survived in life by husband Gene, daughter Leah, step-children Mike, Steve (Michele), Tom, and Kathy (Mike), her siblings Audrey, Lucille, and Shirley (Bob), many nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

To keep everyone safe from Covid-19, there will be no funeral at this time.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to St. Jude’s hospital would kindly be appreciated.

Letters of condolences can be sent to Gene Shank, 3697 Front St, Barnum MN 55707.

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