Funeral Service for Linda Wallace, 75, of Killdeer will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday March 18, 2023 with Pastor Dorothy Stein officiating. Burial for Linda will be at the Dunn Center Cemetery.
Visitation for Linda will be 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2023 with a prayer service starting at 6:00 p.m.
Linda (Larsen) Wallace, 75, of Killdeer, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Sanford Health Center Bismarck, ND with her husband and two daughters by her side.
Linda was born November 14, 1947 to Harry and Sydney (Bailey) Larsen in Dickinson, ND and grew up on a farm near Dunn Center, ND. Linda attended Dunn Center school before transferring to Killdeer High School and graduated in 1965.
Linda attended Jamestown University and transferred to University of North Dakota, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in February 1970. During her time at UND she met her husband, James Wallace. They married June 5, 1971 and had two daughters, Jana and Sarah.
After graduating, Linda worked in St. Paul, MN at St. Paul Ramsey Hospital as an RN for a year prior to getting married. While living in Edmore, ND Linda worked as an industrial site nurse, in Langdon, ND until the completion of the ABM missile site. In 1973, Jim & Linda moved to Everett, WA where Linda worked as an RN at Everett General Hospital where both their children were born. Later she worked for Snohomish County Washington in public health. In 1979, Jim & Linda moved back to ND. Linda worked as the Dunn County Public Health nurse then became Director of Nursing at Hilltop Home of Comfort for approximately 22 years before retiring. Being an RN was natural to her, taking care of people was an integral part of her.
She loved to travel and was able to take some amazing trips, including Norway, Alaskan Cruise, and all over the United States. Aside from family & friends, Linda loved three things: Shopping, Green Bay Packers and UND Fighting Sioux. Every year she attended UND hockey games even traveling to out of state games. Linda was in Tampa, FL when they won their last NCAA Championship!
Linda’s two grandchildren, Morgan & Grady, were the most important people in her life. She would make it to every school and sports event possible. Every year, she took them to a UND hockey game and was able to take them on other trips throughout the years. She would move mountains for them. Now she is their Guardian Angel.
She is survived by her husband, Jim of Killdeer; daughters, Jana (Troy) Smith, Sarah Wallace; grandchildren, Morgan and Grady Smith; siblings, Cheryl Krieger, Sandra (Tom) Ribb, Robert (Cathy) Larsen, Susan (Tom) Tuhy; brothers and sisters-in-law; Chuck Wallace, Karen (Roger) Childs, Carol Weinmann, Roberta Fensch, Iola (Larry) Kaibel & Joe (Sharla) Wallace; and numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and many amazing friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Sydney Larsen; brothers-in-law, Fred Krieger, Roger Wallace, John Weinmann, Don Fensch; sister-in-law Carol Wallace; and her parents-in-law, Robert (CR) and Olga Wallace.
Memorials may be made to Hilltop Home of Comfort Foundation.