Carolina and Charles Frederick Linder

Charles Frederick Linder

My great-grandfather. AKA Carl F. Linder/Carl F. Anderson. He emigrated from Sweden through the Port of Philadelphia in April, 1882.

Grave information: 1858-1940

1910 Census - (Note that source indicates Earl F Linder, apparently a transcription error)

LINDEREarl F51MWSwedenWest Marshland Twp280A


1900 Census
1900 Census


04 May 1887 to Carrie Carlson

His children

Oscar Wilhelm Linder

16 Nov 1887 - 9 Apr 1962
Six children

Florence Emelia Linder Uschmann


Richard Samuel Linder

Married Hilma Christine Lind
Twelve children

Frances Edith Linder Furhman

Four children

Joseph Nathaniel Linder

My grandfather

Eight children

Elvin Theodore Linder

Two children

David Emanuel Linder

Born: 13 December 1904
Died: 28 April 1957 Eleven children
Others not yet categorized

Mayme Victoria Linder Lind

Married Walter Lind. Ten children

Walter Rudolph Linder

Six children


James Kline

(father of Katherine Kline Branstad)
ST. ANSGAR, IOWA - James Edward Kline, 61, of St. Ansgar, died on Thursday, June 1, 2000, at the Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Ansgar, with the Rev. Edward Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in the St. Ansgar Cemetery, with Military honors conducted by the Walter T. Enneberg Post No. 358 of the American Legion.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home in St. Ansgar.

Jim was born on October 24, 1938, in Faribault, Minnesota, the son of William and Agnes (Trench) Kline. He graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1957. He served in the U.S. Army in February of 1960 and was honorably discharged in February of 1963. He also served in St. Ansgar as a dedicated volunteer fireman for 30 years.

Jim was a member of the Walter T. Enneberg Post No. 358 of the American Legion of St. Ansgar. For many years he worked very hard as custodian and volunteer for the First Lutheran Church in St. Ansgar. He worked for years at White Farm Equipment in Charles City and was presently employed at Neil Mahr Trucking in Lime Springs.

Jim was united in marriage to Donella Kofoot on November 11, 1967. To this union two children were born, William and Katherine. In addition to his children, he had one grandchild.

Jim and Donella celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary in 1999. While driving truck, many times he would let you know he was in the area by a signature tap on the horn. For his community, friends and family, Jim was a continual source of strength and love. He could always be counted on no matter what and could make you laugh with a simple wink of an eye. He will truly be missed.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, William Kline; stepfather, Wilmer "Buddy" Heimer; father and mother-in-law, Ernest and Martha Kofoot; and one niece, Bethany Kofoot.

He is survived by his wife, Donella, of St. Ansgar; his son, William, of Burnsville, Minnesota and his fiancée, Jennifer Hohnke, of Big Lake, Minn.; his daughter, Katherine Jean Branstad and her husband, Jeff, of St. Ansgar; granddaughter, Morgan Branstad; his mother, Agnes Heimer; two brothers, Jack Kline and his wife, Carol, of Lyle, Minn. and Jerry Kline and his wife, Sue, of St. Ansgar; five sisters: Diane Zuehl and her husband, Roger, of Racine, Wis., Nancy Salisbury and her husband, Don, of Rudd, Janet Bruesewitz and her husband, Robert, of Rochester, Minnesota., Sonja Yahnke and her husband, Thomas, of Allen, Texas, and Linda Currans, of St. Ansgar; many brother and sisters-in-law; as well as 38 nieces, nephews and many great-nieces and nephews.

Schroeder & Sites Funeral Home, (641) 736-4920. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

According to the funeral folder, the funeral was held on June 4, 2000; casket bearers were: Brandon Kofoot, Erik Kline, Jason Kofoot, Monte Bruesewitz, Gene Liekweg, Gene Kline, Mark Zuehl, Brian Solberg and Doug Salsbury.

Honorary bearers were: Roger Gerlach, Keith Horgen, Neil Mahr, Roger Wilder, Roger Eberling, Jim Squier, Marly Kittleson, Ed Collier and Steve Libersky.

Mary Linder

Mary Linder, age 89 of St. Peter, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Benedictine Living.

A time of visitation will be at 12 noon on Friday, May 13th at River of Life Lutheran Church, St. Peter with fellowship and food at 1:00pm followed by a service at 2:00pm. The service will be livestreamed on her obituary at

Mary was born December 4, 1932 in Ponsford MN to James and Edith (Maxwell) Scheppard. She attended schools in Ponsford, and eventually received her GED in 1980. An accomplishment she was very proud of. She married Kenneth Langner and then later married Walter Linder. Mary started working as a nurse’s aide in 1976 and retired after 21 years in 1997. She did also work other jobs during, before and after. She lived in various places in Minnesota, eventually moving to St. Peter in 2018. Mary enjoyed collecting stuffed toy pigs and pig related knick-knacks, knitting, crocheting, quilting and doing word finds.

Left to remember Mary are her children: Fran (Duane) Hoffmann, James (Mary) Langner, Kenny (Eileen) Langner, Linda (Eugene) Grack, Walt (Becky) Linder and Hazel Martin; 26 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husbands, several siblings, son-in-law Michael Martin, great-grandson Devin Linder.

David Leroy Linder

David Leroy Linder, age 86, of Centuria passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Amery Memory Care. He was born the oldest of 12 children to David and Hulda (Dodd) Linder on February 14, 1931 in Grantsburg, WI. David attended school in Grantsburg and at early age went on to work on the family farm. On October 13, 1951, he married Barbara Gibson, shortly after he went to serve his country in the Korean War as a U.S. Marine. Following the military, he attended school to become an Auto Body Mechanic and worked in that field for approximately 20 years. He also farmed his own property and worked at the Flea Market in St. Croix Falls for over 20 years. He was known as an outdoorsman and loved gardening, fly fishing and collecting tractors. He is survived by his children, Daniel Linder, Kathy (Gus) Hochstetler, Jacqueline Otto, Timothy (Edna) Linder, and Jeffrey (Shirley) Linder; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; special friend, Phyllis Linnell; siblings, Ronald Linder, Roger (Karen) Linder, Carole Shern, Raymond (Caroline) Linder, Dennis (Mary) Linder, Doug (Sue) Linder, Judi (Bill) Edmonson, and Bryan (Joanell) Chinander. David was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara; siblings, Jerry and Michael; sister-in-law, Joanne; and brother-in-law, Ray. A private graveside service with military honors was held on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12 noon at West Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. A celebration of life service was held at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Servant Hall by West Immanuel Lutheran Church followed by a light meal and visitation continuing until 3:00 pm. Arrangements are pending with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

Leon E. Stalberger

Lee E. Stalberger brother to Mary Stalberger Linder (Wife of Dennis Mark Linder)
Norbert Joseph Stalberger (Father)
Marie Elizabeth Bayer Stalberger (Mother)
DE PERE, WI. – Leon E. Stalberger also known to many as “Lee Steele”, age 77, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 after a short battle with Metastatic Lung Cancer.

On May 27, 1939 Lee was born in Elrosa, Minnesota to the late Norbert and Marie (Bayer) Stalberger. Lee served in the Army Reserve, MI National Guard. On October 26, 1968 he married Sandra Harju at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Marquette, MI.

He was a graduate of Brown Institute with a degree in Broadcasting. Lee spent many years as a sports broadcaster with radio and TV. Those years were spent with WDMJ Radio – Marquette, MI, WFRV-TV and WLUK-TV and WDUZ Radio all of Green Bay, retiring in 1993. He had a passion for baseball, golf and most sporting events. Lee was an avid reader of novels and historical non-fiction. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Lee is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; son, Mickey Mantle (Kathy) Stalberger, Green Bay; a granddaughter due on July 10, 2017; his sister Mary Jo (Dennis) Linder, Belgrade, MN; sister-in- law, Suzie Skoog, Swartz Creek, MI; many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Gene, Jim and Donald.

Family and friends may visit at St. Mary Catholic Church, 4805 Sportsman Dr., Ledge- view, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 12 noon to 1:45pm. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated for Lee at 2:00pm at the church with Rev. Richard Getchel officiating.

Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Cotter Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.cotter

Thank you to many friends and relatives who offered their prayers and assistance while Lee was ill. For their diligent tender care, special thanks to Dr. McCarty, Dr. Bowersox, Dr. Hoppe, the nursing staff at St. Vincent Hospital and Unity and Heartland Hospices. Also thank you to Green Bay Oncology.