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Linda L. Henrichs

May 10, 1939 — March 10, 2024


Linda L. Henrichs, age 84, of Merrill, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at the Marshfield Medical Center – Weston.  She was born on May 10, 1939 to the late Lloyd and Isabel (Shank) Londerville in Milwaukee, WI.  Linda met Wayne Henrichs, and the two were united in marriage July 3, 1964 until his death on March 12, 1998.  

Linda had a long career at Weinbrenner Shoe Factory in Merrill starting in 1958 and retiring in 2002.   She adored her grandsons and great grandchildren and would spend time with them every chance she had!  Linda loved to read, create greeting cards, wreathes and floral arrangements.  She enjoyed the companionship that her dog Dot provided.  Linda enjoyed being outdoors at the river and in the woods, especially at the hunting land.  She had an incredible work ethic, was funny, strong-willed and was a caring friend to many.   Linda will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.

Linda is survived by her daughter: Kim (Matthew) Leder of Merrill, grandsons: Ryan (Rebecca) Ruder of Tomahawk, WI, with their children: Cooper and Sadie and Paul Leder (Rochelle Allen) of Green Bay, WI, brother: Lee (Karen) Londerville of Mosinee, WI and dear friend: Dan Woller, who has adopted Dot.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Wayne Henrichs and brother: Lloyd (Marilyn) Londerville.

Donations in Linda’s name may be directed to either the T.B. Scott Library or the Lincoln County Humane Society.

Family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Linda’s friends for their love, concern and support over the past few years during her health issues.

Per Linda’s request, no formal services will be held.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements.   Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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