Linda Meyer


Linda MeyerLinda Susan Meyer, age 66 of Morgan, passed away peacefully Monday, December 26, 2016 at Mayo Health in Mankato.  Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 29 at Assembly of God Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.  Burial is in Fairview Cemetery in Renville.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Linda Susan Meyer was born February 22, 1950 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota to Howard and Ethel (Yaeger) Scott.  She grew up in Delhi and attended Delhi School and Belview High School.  In 1990 Linda married Monis Meyer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Linda worked in shipping and final testing at Control Data from 1967 until 1972.  She worked at Jackpot Junction as wait staff from 1990 until 1993 and then provided cleaning services through Redwood County Human Services and Divine Providence until she retired in 2014.  Linda loved nature and was a member of Greenpeace.  She had a great love of animals, especially cats.

Linda is survived by her children Michelle Thooft of Redwood Falls and Brady (Nichole) Barnes of Sleepy Eye; grandchildren: Nathan (Hannah) Thooft, Dillon (fiancée Stephanie Jensen) Thooft, Annaneicia Barnes, Brienna Barnes, and Wyatt Barnes, brother Larry (Helen) Melsness of Mound; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands Douglas Ryan, Larry Barnes, and Monis Meyer; and siblings: Betty Abbas, Lyle, George, and Earl Melsness, and Marlene Rosaasen.


  1. Jean Galloway says:

    I am so sorry for your loss of such a loving caring woman … Linda I cant believe you’re gone .. Im trying to accept God’s will as I know you’d want me to – RIP until we meet again …. Love, Jean your forever friend in NY always … I miss talking to you so very much and always will .. I love you my dear friend .. RIP <3 <3 <3

  2. Dara Hanners says:

    I was blessed to know Linda for the years that I did. RIP, and enjoy your rest. You have earned it with your love of all God’s creatures. May God comfort your family in the days ahead. You will be missed.

  3. May God shine his everlasting Light upon You Linda, and May angels accompany you to his presence. Until we meet again, my friend, May Love, Light and Grace be your permanent state of Being. Amen.

  4. Chere Wichmann says:

    Linda will be missed she had known me since I was a little girl I will never forget the times I had with her I won’t be able to make to the funeral due to being out of state my deepest sympathies are with the family

  5. Wanda F Story says:

    God bless you Linda. You were my very dear friend, although we never met. We met as prayer warriors for pets in 2005. When messenger came out, we talked several times a day. I know hearts touch over the miles because ours did. I am going to miss you so much!! I love you!! Until we meet again dear friend.

  6. Corinne Mitchell says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Linda was an exceptional person with a loving and giving heart. I will miss our daily online chats and having her light in my life. It was our shared dedication to cat rescue that brought us together and I will continue that work with Linda’s spirit in my heart. Farewell dear friend, an angel on earth and now an angel in heaven.

  7. Becky Aldaba says:

    I am going to miss talking you Linda. To Linda’s family sorry for your loss

  8. Warren Whitaker says:

    I’m very sad to hear of Linda’s passing. I worked with her back in the Zytec/Artesyn days in RWF. She was a really great and fun person. Blessings to her family in their time of loss.

  9. i am sorry for your loss. i see her alot of time at Walmart and i was talking to her too a little bit

  10. Kelly Dube says:

    I cant believe I cant talk to you anymore Linda…be at peace…we will see each other..praying for your cats and they will find homes…its hard to believe you are gone!

  11. Carol Mendolia says:

    God bless you, Linda, I know He has and is now. You worked tirelessly for your beloved cats. They are in His hands now and will be cared for, don’t worry. Until we meet again.

  12. Keith and Tamara Allison says:

    We were shocked to hear of Linda’s passing. I remember the bs sessions we had while working at M&M Computers and when she came to pick up Monty at our farm when he was working with Tom. She will be missed.
    With prayers, Keith and Tamara Allison

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