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Linus J. Wambach

May 7, 1928 — February 7, 2017

Linus J. Wambach, 88, of West Fargo, ND, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017, in Essentia Health, Fargo, ND.

Linus Joseph Wambach was born May 7, 1928, the son of Mathias and Dorthea (Zenk) Wambach, in Moorhead, MN. He was raised in Georgetown, MN, until the death of his father, when his family moved to Moorhead where he attended school. Linus then worked at the Fairmont Creamery for three years before he entered the U.S Army serving during World War II. After his discharge, he returned to Moorhead and went to work for the Veterans Affairs as a clerk.

On February 23, 1952, Linus was united in marriage to Helen Schmitt in St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Moorhead. They made their home in Moorhead where he worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier until retiring in 1981. Shortly after they moved to West Fargo in 2000, Helen passed away on October 19th. For the last four years Linus has been residing at Kind-er Care.

He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Linus enjoyed dancing, swimming, and baseball especially the Minnesota Twins and F-M Red Hawks. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children, Tim (Cindy) Wambach, Moorhead, Rick (Beth) Wambach, Phoenix, AZ, Colleen (fiancé, Bruce Collins) Lee, and Greg (Lori) Wambach, both West Fargo; grandchildren, Jennifer Wambach, Troy ( Ericka) Wambach, Lindsay (Vinnie) Redell, Dana (Danny) Ross, David Lee, Kari Mackowski; great-grandchildren, Gianna Redell, Dawson Ross, Harper and Mason Wambach, Matthew, Kaitlyn and Michael Lee and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, Linus was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers and five sisters.

Visitation will be one hour prior to his funeral.

His Funeral Service will be Friday, February 10, 2017, at 2:30 PM, in Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo.

Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.

(Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN)



Cemetery Details Fort Snelling National Cemetery 7601 34th Avenue, South
Minneapolis, MN 55450-1199

http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/ftsnelling.asp

Visitation

FEB 10. 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (CT)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

2711 7th St E

West Fargo, ND 58078

Funeral Mass

FEB 10. 2:30 PM (CT)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

2711 7th St E

West Fargo, ND 58078

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