Linda Mae Jeno passed away March 31, 2024, in Harlingen, Texas. Memorial service will be Saturday, April 27, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Brick-Meger Funeral Home (1603 Austin Road, Owatonna, MN). Friends may greet the family from 9:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home prior to the service. Following the Memorial Service, all are invited to the Owatonna VFW Post 3723 (135 Oakdale St, Owatonna) from noon to 3:00 PM to celebrate Linda’s life.

Linda was born November 23, 1954, in Owatonna, to Carl and Marjorie (Dalland) Drache. She graduated from Owatonna High School in 1973. On July 14, 1973, she was united in marriage to Dale Jeno at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Owatonna. In 1977, they started their family which grew to three children: Timothy, Thomas, and Teresa. Linda was a daycare provider for many years while raising her children. She also worked at Cash Wise Foods and then Jostens until her retirement in 2020.

She was a member of VFW Auxiliary and Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was proud to be living in America and displayed red, white, and blue everywhere. She enjoyed camping, fishing, snowmobiling and her many pets throughout the years.   Linda dearly loved spending time with her seven grandchildren.

Linda is survived by husband of 50 years, Dale; mother Marjorie; children Timothy (and his dog Boe), Owatonna, Thomas (Ceo) Moyock, NC, Teresa (Rafe) Snyder, Rochester, MN; grandchildren: Lauryn (twin to Brody), Trevor, Lucas, Brayden, Rex, and Gus; siblings Cathy (Bruce) Reker, and Dennis (Linda) Drache.

Linda was preceded in death by twin grandson Brody; father Carl Drache; mother-in-law and father-in-law Francis and Marcella Jeno; and sister-in-law Cynthia Wiese.

Memorials are preferred to the VFW Auxiliary. For more information or to leave an online message of condolence, go to