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Linda Kay (Ellis) Martinson

March 24, 1945 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 75)


Linda K. Martinson, 75, Detroit Lakes, MN, died Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at The Cottages at Ecumen in Detroit Lakes. 

Linda Kay Martinson was born March 24, 1945 in Detroit Lakes, MN to Lawrence and Ellna (Peterson) Ellis.  She was raised and educated in Detroit Lakes and is a 1963 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School.  Linda was united in marriage to Larry Harjes and later divorced.  She was united in marriage to John Martinson in Detroit Lakes in 1975.  During her working life, she worked for Production Credit and, later, was a key volunteer of the Humane Society in Detroit Lakes.

Linda enjoyed time with her family and friends, singing with the Country Boys Band, cooking and tending her flower bed.

Survivors include her husband, John of Detroit Lakes, her son, Daniel (Melynda) Harjes of Columbus, MN, grandchildren: Austin, Dylan and Anne, a sister LaNae (Tony) Kostecky of Perham.  She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Larry Ellis and a sister, Darlene (Richard) Kiehl.  

 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the June of 2021.

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