September 19, 2023 at 6:00 a.m.
Linda Pant, 77, of Sauk Centre, passed away Aug. 29, 2023, at CentraCare Care Center in Long Prairie.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 30, at Patton-Schad Funeral Home of Melrose with the Rev. Janine Olson officiating. A private inurnment will be held at a later date. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., Sept. 30, at the funeral home.
Linda Mae Caulk was born May 8, 1946, in Madison, South Dakota, the daughter of Lester and Marie Caulk. She grew up on a farm south of Junius, South Dakota. She graduated from Madison High School in 1964 and later received her LPN certificate from Bemidji Area Vocational School in 1980.
She was married to Tom Crawford in 1966. They had two children but divorced in 1979. She married John Rohr in 1980 with that marriage ending in divorce in 1992. She had been employed at Fingerhut and at Quebecor and other jobs in the St. Cloud area.
Linda is survived by two children Lisa (Tom) Guzek of Melrose and Douglas (Danielle) Crawford of Foley; four grandchildren Christopher (Bethany) Crawford, Nicholas Guzek, Haden Hoffman and Rylie Crawford; one sister Marilyn (Gary) Carson of Wood River, Nebraska; one brother Vernon (Deb) Caulk of Mesa, Arizona; one brother-in-law Don Larsen of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; one sister-in-law Marla Caulk of Madison, South Dakota; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister Shirley Larsen and one brother Curtis Caulk.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.