Maurine Linse

Her journey began October 23, 1939 in Gordon, Nebraska.
Maurine graduated Kadoka High School in 1957.  She married her     first husband, Paul Howard, in September, 1957.  They moved     often, following his work in tire services for the mines through     South Dakota and Wyoming.  They had 3 children; Brad Howard,     Terri Robinson (Howard), and Kenneth Howard. From hosting     preschool to penuckle in her home, Maurine kept herself busy by     being a good friend and supporting the other mine camp moms.
In 1977 she married Gary A. Linse. Together they extended thefamily with the addition of Gary’s 2 daughters, Kerrie Hawkes (Linse) and Kathy Garrity (Linse). They lived in Scottsbluff, NE     and  Rapid City, SD before finally settling in the front range of     Colorado, where they enjoyed the city life and entertaining their  growing family.
In their 33 years together, they loved to travel and made it to     every state in the continental US.     Always ready to hit the road when anyone needed or wanted     something, Maurine was the queen of entertainment and didn’t     miss a monument, shopping center, casino or amusement park with plenty of snack stops along the way.
She leaves behind children; Brad Howard of Texas, Kenneth Howardof Michigan, Terri Robinson (Howard) of Wyoming, Karrie Hawkes     (Linse) of Colorado, Kathie Garrity (Linse) of Connecticut, sisters; Beth Bilka of South Dakota, Joanne Eiesland of SouthDakota, Karen Rodgers of Wyoming, Arvella Kimball of SouthDakota, Janet Wilde of Washington, and her favorite people; 8 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
Maurine went to join Gary, who had been patiently waiting as     usual, on March 18, 2020.  She was also preceded in death by her     mom LaVerna Brown Embree, her dad Bert Embree, and brother     Nordean Embree.
She will be remembered by her adventurous spirit.  Never one to     follow the ordinary, she is still keeping us on our toes as we     navigate arrangements in the midst of social distancing.
Information about services and on-line memory book can be foundat:
Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to MountainPlaza Assisted Living, for recognition of their incredible friendship and end of life care.

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