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Obituary for Linda L. Petricka

Linda was born July 7, 1951, in Red Wing, Minnesota, the daughter of Francis and Mildred (Gustafson) Fox. She was raised in the Sogn area and attended school in Cannon Falls graduating in 1969. She worked for Sheldahl and for Fairway Foods of Northfield. Linda was united in marriage to Thomas Petricka on May 20, 1972 in Cannon Falls. The couple made their home in Northfield where Linda worked for the Northfield school district and in 2000, began working as kitchen manager for the Northfield Senior Center. Linda retired in 2009. Linda had many hobbies, but especially enjoyed cooking, crafts, […]

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Linda was born July 7, 1951, in Red Wing, Minnesota, the daughter of Francis and Mildred (Gustafson) Fox. She was raised in the Sogn area and attended school in Cannon Falls graduating in 1969. She worked for Sheldahl and for Fairway Foods of Northfield. Linda was united in marriage to Thomas Petricka on May 20, 1972 in Cannon Falls. The couple made their home in Northfield where Linda worked for the Northfield school district and in 2000, began working as kitchen manager for the Northfield Senior Center. Linda retired in 2009.

Linda had many hobbies, but especially enjoyed cooking, crafts, quilting, rug hooking and punch needle. She had a green thumb and had beautiful vegetable and flower gardens at their home. She enjoyed going on walks and hunting morel mushrooms. One of her specialties was the cream sauce served over her freshly picked mushrooms. Linda loved animals and all things that had four legs, feathers or fins. She was often taking in strays. Mostly though, Linda loved her family and took great pride in all of them. She followed and supported their many activities throughout their lives.

Linda passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, at her home, at the age of 65. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Tom of Northfield, two daughters Terra Petricka of Northfield, Randina (Matthew) Olson of Lakeville, a son Jessie (Jalean) Petricka of St. Peter, five grandchildren Brodie and Austen Olson, Leif, Ambrose and Alara Petricka, a brother Richard (Lois) Fox of Faribault, and two sisters Donna (Ed) Miller of Cannon Falls and Deb (Lars) Raabolle of Northfield. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be held at Church of St. Dominic on Thursday, June 8, 2017, beginning at 10:30 AM. Visitation will be at Bierman Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 4 PM to 7 PM and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Northfield. Arrangements by Bierman Funeral Home. biermanfuneralhome.com

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Funeral

10:30 AM - June 8, 2017


Visitation One Hour Before Service
Church of St. Dominic - Northfield
104 Linden St N Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Visitation

4:00 PM - June 7, 2017 -

Bierman Funeral Home
1316 Division St S Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Burial

Burial

Calvary Cemetery
Calvary Cemetery Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

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