|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1899|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1990|
ROCHELLE - Lena G. Linton, 90, of Rochelle, died Thursday, April 5, at home.
She was born July 29, 1899 in Rochelle to Halvor and Anna Udesen Gittleson. She married Don C. Linton Sept. 1, 1928 in Aurora; he died Oct. 10, 1978.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Rochelle. She also was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Aurora Chapter and a 50-year member of the Royal Neighbors.
She was preceded in death by one son, three brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include one son, Ernest (Frances) Durnall of California; one daughter, Veleta Rose Durnall of California, two brothers, Harvey Gittleson of Shabbona and Milo Gittleson of Rochelle; one sister, Mrs. Verdell Lawson of Ashton; four grandchildren, Gerald, Linda, Douglas and Patricia; nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church with the Rev. Garry Briesacher and Rev. Lawrence Vaillancourt officiating.
Visitation will be held Sunday at Lyons Cluts-Simes Funeral Home from 6-9 p.m. Burial in Lawnridge Mausoleum.
Memorials have been established to St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Polo and Faith Lutheran Church.
Rochelle, Ogle Co., IL.
Sunday, April 8, 1990
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