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Tietsort, Linda Jean (1947 - 2017)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 8/31/2017 at 22:17:03

Name of deceased: Linda Jean Tietsort (nee Baker)

Aged: 70 yrs, 2 mo, 15 days

Residence: Irwin, IA

Born: June 13, 1947; Sioux City, IA

Died: Aug. 28, 2017; Irwin, IA

Funeral services: Saturday, Sep. 2, 2017; St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Irwin, IA; burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Irwin, IA

Survived by: Husband of 50 years, Lyle Tietsort of Irwin, IA; children, David Tietsort and Janet Ladehoff, both of Irwin, IA, Janice (spouse, Eric) Calhoon of Defiance, IA and Darian Tietsort (spouse, Jo) of Council Bluffs, IA; mother, Mae Belle Irene (nee Florke) Baker of Sergeant Bluff, IA; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert Baker (spouse, Marie) from Ida Grove, IA, Gaylen Baker (spouse, Peggy) of Salix, IA, Julie (spouse, Dennis) Walling of Anthon, IA and Lonny Baker of Sergeant Bluff, IA; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends

Predeceased by: no information provided

Education: As a youngster, she attended a nearby country school and then attended school in Pierson, IA from Grade 3 to Grade 8. Linda graduated from Kingsley Pierson (IA) High School. After high school, she attended the Stewarts School of Hairstyling, Sioux City, IA.

Religious affiliation: baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at Salem Lutheran Church, Correctionville, IA

Military service: n/a

Marriage: Lyle Tietsort; June 24, 1967; location not provided

Employment: hairdresser; she would later help her husband on their farm, while milking cows and then raising minks; when her children were older, she worked at Dairy Queen while still styling hair for family and friends. In 1990, the family moved to Kirkman, IA where Linda and Lyle worked together at a chicken farm. In 1997, they moved to Irwin, IA and Linda began working at Earl May Nursery in Harlan, and later at the Country Store in Irwin, IA; she worked there until she retired in 2011.

Hobbies/Interests: no information provided

Sources: kjan.com; knodfm.com; pauleyjones.com


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