Monday, May 20th

Linda Lou (Kirchner) Kneifl, 66, of Mindoro Wis., passed away with her family by her side, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn., Friday March 1, 2019, after a 20 year battle of multiple cancers.

Linda was born on April 9, 1952, to Glen & Charlotte (Freier) Kirchner. Linda attended the Brown’s Valley School until it closed then went to the Burr Oak Parochial School. She graduated from Pepin High School in May of 1971. Linda went on to graduate from beauty school in Eau Claire, Wis. in 1972. Linda worked as a beautician in Minnesota, La Crosse Wis. and West Salem Wis. for several years.

Linda married John Kneifl, of Bangor,Wis., on May 26, 1973, at the Burr Oak Lutheran Church. They lived in Pepin, Wis., until they moved to the Kneifl farm in Bangor in 1974. John & Linda farmed from 1974 to 1981. They then moved to the Kirchner Homestead in 1981 after her father passed away.