Linwood Francis Deree, Jr.

March 7, 1945 ~ November 10, 2022 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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   Linwood Francis Deree, Jr., passed away peacefully November 10, 2022, in his daughters home surrounded by his loving family. He was 77.

   Linwood was born March 7, 1945 in Brockton, Massachusetts to the late Linwood & Constance (Ellis) Deree.  He had served as a property manager for various apartment complexes, but his biggest life accomplishment was being a grandfather.

   In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kelly Thurston and a brother Michael Deree.

   Linwood is survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda (Buss) Deree; 5 Children: Thomas Thurston (Wendy), Tynda Cottrell (Paul), Christina Martin (John), Tracy Machetta and Brenda Desmarais (Roger); his siblings: David Deree (Paul Fortune), Deb Deree, Maggie Deree, Cheryl Blank (Manfred), and Robert Deree (Joy); along with several grandchildren, great grandchildren, extended family, and his five fur babies, his cats.

    The family would like to extended a special thank you to the Delaware Hospice team that provided care and comfort to Linwood.

     Services will be held at a later date back in his hometown of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.  Condolences may be sent via


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Linwood Deree, Jr.

March 7, 1945-November 10, 2022

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