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Linda Peterson

November 4, 1969 — November 16, 2017

Linda Peterson, 48, of Bridgeport passed away Thursday morning, November 16, 2017 at the Morrill County Community Hospital in Bridgeport with her family by her side.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, November 20, 2017 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oshkosh with Sister Anne Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Antelope Valley
Cemetery north of Oshkosh.

Visitation will be held beginning at 12:00 p.m. Monday at the church.

Memorials in Linda’s name may be designated to the family to help defray funeral costs.

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Oshkosh is serving the Peterson family.

Linda Jean Krauter was born on November 4, 1969 in Oshkosh, NE to Russell and Donna (McKune) Krauter. She completed the family, joining 2 brothers and a sister. She attended school at District #23 Hutchinson school. She graduated from Garden County High in 1988.

After graduation she worked at Marshalltown in Oshkosh for 3 years and in 1991 she moved to Scottsbluff for a year and attended college taking general education classes. When she returned to Oshkosh she began working at Kwik Stop.

She met Jim Peterson in Oshkosh and they were married September 6, 1995 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. They were joined by daughter Stephanie Lynn in March 1996. The young family traveled the country in Jim’s truck.

Bryon Russell was born in June 2002. Linda continued to work various jobs around Oshkosh until a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in 2004 and deteriorating health forced her to quit.

In 2015, Linda, Jim and Bryon moved to Bridgeport. In October, Linda was diagnosed with cancer.

Linda was an avid reader, enjoying many Stephen King and Dean Koontz novels, traveling and music. She was a diehard Husker fan and never missed a game.

Linda is survived by her husband, Jim of Bridgeport, daughter, Stephanie of Grant, son, Bryon of Bridgeport, 2 stepchildren, Monica Peterson of Minneapolis, MN and Andrew Peterson of New Ulm, MN, 2 brothers, Terry and wife, Jeffie Krauter of Oshkosh and Tim Krauter and Bunny Sinks of Lodgepole, NE, sister, Becky and husband, Greg Miller of Oshkosh, Jim’s parents, Merlyn and Ruth Peterson of Springfield, MN, and a plethora of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, Jim’s family, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, 4 uncles, Bob, Ralph, Vern, and Jerry and one aunt, Phyllis.
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