Linda Rae Evans Nilsen, 66

Linda Rae Evans Nilsen, 66, of Minneapolis, was born on April 27, 1948, and died March 26, 2015.  Linda Rae grew up in Greenbush and graduated from Greenbush High School in 1966.  She graduated from University of  Minnesota, Duluth and has lived in Minneapolis since .  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Robert and Florence Evans and E. R. Umpleby, parents, Stanley and Phyllis Evans, all of Greenbush.  Her Grandfather Umpleby and her parents published the Greenbush Tribune for decades.  Linda is survived by her husband of 40 years, David Nilsen, daughter Sara Marlow, son Andrew, beloved grandson, Greysen Marlow, brother Stephen (Nancy) Evans of Lake Park, sister Kathy Englund (Everett) of Karlstad and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 1 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden Valley with interment at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Crystal.  Pallbearers were Bryce Evans, Jared Evans, Ethan Englund, Kyle Englund, Michael Weisbrich and Donald Delp.  Though she left Greenbush years ago, Greenbush never left her.  She enjoyed her return trips to hunt deer, catch up with long-time friends and visit with relatives.

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