Linda L. Holmgren

Nov 13, 1940 - Sep 29, 2021

Linda L. Holmgren

November 13, 1940 - September 29, 2021

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Linda L. Holmgren, 80, of Dubuque and formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at ManorCare in Dubuque.

Friends and family may gather for "One Last Party"® in remembrance of Linda on Friday, October 22, 2021, from 5 to 7 P.M. in "The Bistro" at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Cremation has taken place. A private family burial will be held at East Iron Hill Cemetery, rural Maquoketa.

Linda Lou Sagers was born on November 13, 1940 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Howard Jay Sagers and Lulu Winifred (Morehead) Sagers. She was a 1958 graduate of Maquoketa High School. She married Thor F. Holmgren on April 16, 1961 in Maquoketa, Iowa. To this union two children were born: Jill and Jessica.

Linda had worked for Ehlinger Insurance and Real Estate in Maquoketa during the 1970's and then for Friedman Insurance in Dubuque from 1983 until 2002.

Linda enjoyed playing bridge, music, parties and Iowa Hawkeyes games. She also was an avid reader and crossword puzzle player.

Those left to honor Linda's memory include her daughters, Jill (David) Fagan of St. Paul, MN, and Jessica (Brad) Pihlstrom of St. Paul, MN; 3 grandchildren Molly Fagan, Ike Pihlstrom, and Stella Pihlstrom; a sister-in-law, Pat Sagers of Tacoma, WA; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Thor on September 9, 2016, and brothers James and Richard Sagers.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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Private Graveside Service
Fri, Oct 22, 2021
East Iron Hill Cemetery

11755 150th Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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One Last Party
Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
"The Bistro" @ Carson & Son

318 West Pleasant Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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