Linda M. Thiessen

Linda M. Thiessen, age 58, of Necedah, Wisconsin passed away after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Serenity House in Tomah, Wisconsin.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Linda was born July 18, 1958, in Mauston, Wisconsin to Albert and Melvina (LaQuee) Roberts.

She graduated from Adams-Friendship High School in 1976.

Linda married Johnny Thiessen on July 3, 1989, in Iowa.  He preceded her in death on May 18, 2016.

She enjoyed doing cross stitch, making family members beautiful quilts, crossword puzzles and was an avid Packer fan. Linda loved animals and donating her time to the New Beginnings Animal Shelter.

Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Thiessen; father, Albert “Bud” Roberts; Grandparents, Charles & Goldie Roberts and Harry & Frieda LaQuee.



Mother:  Melvina Roberts of Necedah, Wisconsin

Step-Daughter:  Lorie Clinton of Necedah, Wisconsin

Step-Son:  Jeff Thiessen of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Three grandsons: Cody, Austin, and Evan

Sister:  Lori (Doug) Bowman of Paris, Texas

Sister:  Diane (Billy) Whitfield of Lawton, Oklahoma

Brother:  Chuck (Dawn) Roberts of Friendship, Wisconsin

Close family friend:  Gary Zernia of Adams, Wisconsin

further survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews

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  1. Diane Voiss says:

    So sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. Although we lost touch over the years we can still remember her warm kind soul. Cherished memories. We will keep your family in our prayers. Diane ( Leja) and Dewy Voiss

  2. Darcie Stammen-Phoenix, AZ says:

    Mrs. Roberts, Lori, Diane, and Chuck….I am so sorry for your loss. I have never forgotten Linda’s smile and laughter. So has always held a special place in my heart. I pray you all find peace and comfort from our Lord.

  3. Terrie says:

    I am going to miss her smile. Seeing her smile would brighten anyone’s day. She was an amazing woman. The Lord will welcome you with open arms and Johnny will be waiting right there waiting for her.
    Very sorry for your loss. Many thoughts and prayers.

  4. Dave & Lorretta Williams says:

    May God bring all of Linda’s loved ones comfort and peace……..Linda was a sweet person, helped to raise my niece Lorie, and she will be missed by many……

  5. Renne Kouba Pinson says:

    My prayers lift up for comforting love for all of you from our lord with the passing of Linda. May he hold all of you in his keep, and welcome her with open arms and a blazing smile!

  6. Gladys Whitfield says:

    Diane and (Billy) Whitfield I am sending my condolences to you and the family of your sister and those whom loved her so very dearly. My prayers and thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow and sadness. Just know that our Abba Father is pleased to have her with Him. Though she will be greatly missed here on Earth. I love you very much.

  7. Hazel Stelpflug says:

    Diane, Billy and family, so sorry for the loss of your dear sister.

    When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
    Always remember the wonderful enjoyment of the years you shared with your sweet sister.
    Those wonderful memories will remain forever in your hearts, forever in your thoughts and she will be
    forever loved and missed.
    My sincere compassion and sympathy for you and your family.

  8. Carol Jefferson Hendricks says:

    I am going to miss my friend but am happy for her to be at peace and truly rest. I wish for your family peace and comfort. She was such a special person… and still is.

  9. Dolores Grimshaw says:

    So sorry Mel of your loss, what a beautiful lady she was. May you and your family find comfort in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    He is always there for us.
    Will have you and your family in my prayers.
    Dolores Grimshaw(Knickelbein)

  10. Evelyn(York) & Larry Johnston says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. So sad, so young.. Please know, that we are praying for His Peace and His Comfort, for all.

  11. roz goodhue says:

    My deepest thoughts are with the family. May Linda now rest in peace.

  12. Gale and Doris Roberts says:

    Dear Mel, Lori, Diane and Chuck,
    You have our deepest sympathy. It is very hard to experience the death of a close family member. W have gone through it so we know exactly how you feel. May Linda rest in peace in heaven.

  13. Sue Anderson and Randy says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  14. Jeff treat says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Words can’t express.

  15. Jackie Marti says:

    We are shocked and are so very sorry for your loss of a beautiful soul…hugs and prayers to all…so many memories.

  16. Coral Klein Smith says:

    Our hearts are breaking for you, Mel and Chuck. We share your sadness. We all sure had fun together, working those many years at the Cafe. Those are some of my great memories of Linda. I hope your memories help give you comfort. Our whole family sends sympathy and prayers to you, and love.

  17. Patti (Kennedy) Lemke says:

    Thoughts and prayers to all of Lindas family.

  18. Linda Atkinson says:

    So very sorry for all your loss she was truly a wonderful person heart breaking!!!

  19. Bernie Soley Roggenbauer says:

    Linda you will be missed. No more cancer, no more pain back with Johnny! To your family I send all my best thoughts and prayers.

  20. Don and Karen Rathke Hartwig says:

    So sorry Mel and family. Our heart breaks for all of you and your kids. Prayers for all and hugs.

  21. Deborah (Hiller) Antoniak says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  22. Diana and Mike Shaske ( Chaffee ) says:

    Our sympathy to the families.

  23. Peg and Loren Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss, May God, family and friends comfort you during this difficult time.

  24. Judy Alderman says:

    So sorry for the families loss