Brodhead, WI – Linda Wilson, age 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on February 8, 2023 at Oaky Park Place in Janesville after a courageous battle with cancer.
Linda was born on June 29, 1943 in Monroe, WI the daughter of Willis and Janet (Marsh) Williams. Linda married her childhood sweetheart, Wally Wilson at the Juda Methodist Church on September 19, 1964. Linda baby sat until her children were in school, then she worked at the Bank of Brodhead and the Monroe Clinic until she retired.

Linda enjoyed many bus trips throughout the United States and Canada, bowling, card club, playing the slots, tending to her beautiful flower beds and most of all, quilting.

Linda is survived by her children, Michelle (Dale) Roth, Darci (Jim) Lewis and Eric Wilson (Mary Backenger); grandchildren, Logan and Jacob Wilson, Mikaela and Brianna Roth, J.D. and Jimmy Lewis, Anna Backenger and 5 great grandchildren. She is further survived by her sibling, Greg (Carol) Williams and Steven Williams and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Willis and Janet, her husband Wally, her sister, Sherry and a special family member, Walter Williams.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in her memory.

Funeral services were held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 11:00 AM. A visitation was also held at the funeral home on Monday, February 13, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and also on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the time of services. Burial will conclude at Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Monroe Clinic Oncology department, the Brodhead EMS, Oak Park Place in Janesville, Agrace Hospice Care and staff in Janesville and Leah Foley at Joyce’s Home Care.