Linda Hultquist, 75

Linda Hultquist, 75, Creston, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2023, at Southern Hills Specialty Care in Osceola.
Linda Sue Hultquist, daughter of Vincent Carl Adel Hultquist and Laverne Josephine (Swanson) Hultquist, was born on Sept. 13, 1947, in Red Oak. Linda and her family moved to Creston when she was young. Linda graduated from Creston High School with the class of 1965.
Linda began working in Creston at the General Telephone Company as a phone operator in 1967 and worked in many different positions throughout her time with GTE. At the age of 52, Linda was able to retire. After retirement, she worked part time at M&M Motors and provided travel assistance to her friends as needed.
Linda was a known cat lover and enjoyed golfing, playing bridge, and visiting with her friends. Linda was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church in Creston, Crestmoor Golf Club and many card clubs over the years.
Linda is survived by her nephew, Cody Hultquist of Springfield, Mo.; her brother, Dean Hultquist of Corning; and many cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and many friends.
Celebration of Life Services were Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Evan McVann officiated the service. Burial was at Graceland Cemetery in Creston.
Memorials can be kindly left to the Creston Animal Rescue Effort or Salem Lutheran Church. Online condolences can be given at


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