Linda Faye Dinga

Feb. 15, 1940-Aug. 19, 2018

Linda Dinga, 78, Man-

dan, ND, formerly of

Butte, ND, passed away

Sunday, August 19, 2018,

at Sanford Medical Center

of Bismarck, ND.

Linda Faye Bauer was

born February 15, 1940,

the daughter of Otto and

Barbara (Lauinger) Bauer,

in Minot, ND. She was

raised and educated in

Butte and graduated from

Butte High School.

Linda married Virgil V.

Dinga on September 20,

1958 at Holy Spirit

Catholic Church in Butte.

They made their home on

a farm in Kongsberg, ND

where they raised their

four children.

Linda spent her life as a

dedicated farm wife and

homemaker for her fami-

ly. She enjoyed gardening,

farming and raising a

variety of animals includ-

ing raising chickens to

sell their eggs. She was a

member of Holy Spirit

Catholic of Butte and St.

Cecilia Catholic Church of

Velva. She was also a

member of the Butte

American Legion Auxili-

ary for over 55 years.

Surviving family in-

cludes: Husband of 59

years, Virgil Dinga, Man-

dan; children, Myron (Jan-

ice) Dinga, Riverside, CA,

Byron (Susan) Dinga,

Bismarck, Ryan Dinga,

Fargo and Rhonda (Kevin)

Kingsley, Bismarck;

grandchildren, Jessica (Ja-

son) Brett, Justin (Vic-

toria) Dinga, Shantel

(Chad) Burrer, Nicole

(Garrett) Hartl, Kris (Brit-

taney) Kingsley, Magen

(Jordan) Buchholz, Chase

(Chrisann) Dinga, Nathan

Dinga, Danielle Dinga and

Samantha Dinga; great-

grandchildren, Kellan

Brett, Hunter and Hailee

Dinga, Olivia and Caleb

Burrer, Lucas, Drake and

Easton Hartl, Brynlee and

Kambryn Kingsley and

Madilyn and Marley

Buchholz; brothers, Mel-

burne (Becky) Bauer, Fire-

stone, CO and Delbert

(Delphine) Bauer, Butte;

and numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Linda was preceded in

death by her parents and

many aunts, uncles and


Mass of Christian Buri-

al: Saturday, August 25,

2018, at 10:30 a.m. at St.

Cecilia Catholic Church,

Velva, ND.

Interment: Butte Com-

munity Cemetery, Butte,


Visitation: Friday, Au-

gust 24, 2018, from 4 to 7

p.m. followed by Recita-

tion of the Holy Rosary

and a Vigil Prayer Ser-

vice at 7 p.m. at St. Ceci-

lia Catholic Church, Vel-

va, ND.

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