Linda M. Krupke, 67, of Brodhead, died Thursday April 7, 2022 at SSM Health Monroe Hospital.

She was born on Oct. 15, 1954 in Beloit, to Howard and Jeanette (McDonald) Krupke.

She graduated from Brodhead High School in 1972 and attended MATC in Madison and UW-Whitewater.

She was most recently a self-employed piano teacher which she enjoyed immensely.

She also worked part-time in the deli at Piggly Wiggly and had done freelance writing and photography for the Brodhead Independent Register, Monroe Times, and Janesville Gazette.

She was a member of the New Horizons Methodist Church in Footville; helped deliver “Meals on Wheels” in Brodhead; and loved to play the piano, garden, go for long walks, and bake, especially for her grandchildren.

She brought creativity and beauty to everything she touched, according to her family.

She is preceded in death by her father, Howard Krupke.

She is survived by her mother, Jeanette Krupke of Brodhead; children, Abbey (Ben) Wellemeyer of Olympia, Washington and Ben (Jenny) LaBarre of Delafield; grandchildren, Jackson and Brady LaBarre, Louisa and Owen Wellemeyer; brothers, Mike (Robin) Krupke and Steve (Wendy) Krupke both of Brodhead; several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Private services will be held at New Horizons Methodist Church; and a public visitation will be held Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New Horizons Methodist Church, 1726 S. Murphy Road, Janesville.

Memorials can be made in Krupke’s name to Great Lakes Teen and Adult Challenge, P.O. Box 250771, 5301 N 91st Street, Milwaukee, WI 53225.

Everson Funeral Home is assisting the family.