Linda Smith of Barnes, WI, passed away suddenly on August 27, 2013.
Linda was born July 9, 1940 in Grand Marais, MN to Andrew and Florence (Olson) Johnson. She graduated Denfield High School and attended the University of Minnesota Duluth. Over her life Linda kept very busy. She lived in New Mexico, St. Paul Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota, California, Phoenix, Arizona and Barnes, Wisconsin. She was married to Bob Smith for 22 wonderful years Linda was a visionary when it came to art. She was an accomplished jeweler, painter, and crafter; creating gifts for family and friends. She enjoyed dancing and would attend pow wows in honor of her native heritage.
Linda was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Bob, and sister Maxine.
Left to cherish her memories is her brothers, Andrew (Dianna) Johnson, Duluth, MN, Thomas Johnson, Barnes, WI; sister Sandra (Richard) Olson, Blaine, MN, many nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles, and friends.
A celebration of Linda's life will be at the Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel funeral home, Saturday August 31, 2013 at 2 pm. Interment to follow will be at the Barnes cemetery. Visitation is a half hour prior to the service.