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Linda Marie Groetken

August 5, 1947 — January 4, 2023

Linda Marie Groetken, 75, of Sioux City passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at a local hospital after a brief illness.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, January 14, 2023, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in South Sioux City, NE, with Father Anthony Weidner officiating.  Visitation with the family will be Friday, January 13, 2023, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. with a Vigil and Rosary Service at 7:00 P.M. at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Online condolences may be given at

Linda was born August 5, 1947, in Sioux City, the daughter of Glenn and Evonne (O’Connell) Tucker.  She married Francis D. Groetken on June 7, 1969, in Sioux City.  The couple owned and operated various businesses in the Sioux City area.  Francis preceded Linda in death on May 4, 2002.  Linda enjoyed doing word search puzzles and playing other games in her spare time and enjoyed spending time at the Siouxland Center for Active Generations.

Survivors include her sons:  Francis “Nicky” Groetken II of Bloomfield, NE, and Randall Groetken (Kim Watson) of Dakota City, NE; granddaughters:  Samantha Groetken (Carlos Rodelo) of South Sioux City, NE, Cristin Groetken of Boise, ID, and Brooklynne Groetken of Sioux City, IA; great grandchildren:  Autumn, Sunny, Gavin, and Luciana; sister Lisa Hagberg-Maryott and her husband Dan; special friend Larry Besch; and daughter-in-law:  Shelly Groetken (Mike Vogt).

Linda was preceded in death by her father Glenn Tucker, mother Evonne Hagberg, step-father Melvin Hagberg, and two brothers:  Kirk Tucker and Randall Tucker. 

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Saturday, January 14, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

1405 1st Ave, South Sioux City, NE 68776

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