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Linda E. Reckin

Linda E. Reckin

Linda E. Reckin, age 71 of Colfax, formerly of Eau Galle, died Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at the Tainter Adult Family Home in Colfax after a life long battle with Cerebral Palsy.

Linda was born on July 19, 1952 in Durand. She was the daughter of LaVerne and Valois (Alton) Reckin. Linda grew up on the farm in Eau Galle where she lived with  her parents until her father’s passing in 1993 and then with her mother until her mother’s passing in 2007. After the death of her mother, Linda moved to her home at the Tainter Adult Family Home. Linda enjoyed her time there and it quickly became her home.

Linda enjoyed going for car rides and listening to music. Most of all, Linda loved spending time with her family and friends.

Linda is survived by her brother Larry (Linda) of Eau Galle, four nephews Lonnie (Gabrielle) of Hudson, Lynn (Theresa) of Menomonie, Lance (Sarah) of Cedar Falls and Loren (Kari) of Durand, special caretaker Kim Stabenow, great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and the staff and residents of the Tainter Adult Family Home. She is preceded in death by her parents and nephew Larry Lee Reckin.

Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Saturday, January 13, 2024 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand with Rev. David Kim officiating. Burial will be in the Clearview Cemetery in Eau Galle. Visitation will be 10:00AM until the time of services at the funeral home on Saturday.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Gary W & Judi A Bauer

    Larry and Linda Sending prayers and our sympathy to you and your family

  2. Dave and Shari (Bauer) Biskey

    Thinking of you during this difficult and sad time with the loss of your sister, Linda... with our sympathy!

  3. marge binkowski

    Larry , Linda and family. My sympathy to you all.
    Marge Binkowski

  4. Carol hunter

    So sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy and prayers to you all

  5. John and Patty Wayne

    Sorry for your loss Our Sympathy goes out to your family

  6. Paula Smith

    So sorry Larry Linda and Boys I'm sure you will have a lot of memories to share and I hope each memory brings some joy and please know that your all in my thoughts and prayers hug one another but also remember she's watching over all of you.. Paulaj

  7. Kristine Polzer

    Larry, Linda and family,
    Our sincere sympathy on the loss of your sister.

    Dave and Kris Polzer

  8. Barb Gibson

    My condolences to Linda's family and friends.

  9. Kelly Turner

    I have been going out to the tainter adult family home since I was a little girl. Linda quickly became someone I loved. Rest in peace Linda. I will always miss you. Love you Linda Lou ❤️


    Sorry for your loss.

  11. Thom Rutherford

    Lord's Special Love, peace and Blessings to you LInda and Larry and Family!!! Always a Family Friend!!! Thom Rutherford..

  12. Bill mcroberts

    Larry and Linda and family , I'm very sorry for your loss ,sending thoughts and prayers ???? !!!

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