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Linus Clemens Westrup

Linus Clemens Westrup, age 66 of Grand Rapids, and formerly of Winsted, died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004 at the Providence Place in Minneapolis.

He was born May 13, 1938 in Winsted, the son of Leonard and Anna Remer Westrup. After his graduation from Winsted’s Holy Trinity High School in 1956, he honorably served his country in the US Army.

Linus was formerly employed at Red Owl Produce as a receiving clerk.

He was a member of the Grand Rapids American Legion Post.

Snowmobiling and maintaining and managing snowmobile trails around Grand Rapids were things he enjoyed. He also liked to go fishing.

Linus is survived by his children: Julie A Bodemer, Janet L. Westrup, Jeffrey L. Westrup, and James A. Westrup; five grandchildren; his mother, Anna Westrup; sisters and brothers: Maryann Nelson, Helen Eckberg, Mona Fillar, Leona Irmiter, Kenny Westrup, Dave Westrup, and Kathy Quast; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Westrup; and by a son, Jared Westrup.

A memorial Mass took place Saturday, Dec. 18, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with the Rev. Paul L. Wolf as the celebrant. Inurnment with military rites followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Urn bearers were Kenneth and David Westrup.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.

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