Linda's service will be livestreamed below starting at 2:00 PM Friday, March 18, 2022.
Linda Fay Wigdahl, 71, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022, at St. Catherine South Nursing Home, under the care of Sanford Hospice in Fargo, ND. Linda was born on February 11, 1951, in Moorhead, MN to Allen and Elsie (Dalen) Jacobson. Linda grew up in Fargo, ND, and graduated from Fargo South High School in 1969. While in high school, she began her 44-year banking career. During this time, Linda had clients that would wait for hours just to see her, as she enjoyed visiting and working with her clients to succeed in their retirement goals. Linda retired in 2012, from Bell State Bank and Trust. Her next endeavor was to spend several winters in Scottsdale, AZ. In the summer, Linda enjoyed her lake cabin on West McDonald, near Dent, MN. There she was able to relax, paddle boat, read her romance novels, and visit with the neighbors and friends. She loved to travel around the world with her friends to places like Hawaii, Spain, France, Switzerland, and Italy – where she was able to see the Pope in 2002. She also traveled to Las Vegas, NV to see Elvis Presley. Her pride and joy were her two boys, Cory and Travis, whom she talked about continuously to everyone. Linda looked forward to the fall season, as it was time for NDSU Bison football games, which she thoroughly enjoyed and texted her sons with every touchdown. We will miss her contagious smile and laugh. Love you mom! Linda was preceded in death by her father and mother, Allen and Elsie Jacobson, and her sister Lisa Jacobson. Linda is survived by her two sons, Cory (Brooke) Wigdahl, West Fargo, ND, Travis (Lindsey) Wigdahl, Las Vegas, NV, brother, Jerry Jacobson, Fargo, ND, two grandchildren, Dalton and Braton, and several nieces and nephews.

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  1. Cory & Travis & families. Our thoughts & prayers are with you . We had many of good times & laughs with our
    Sister-in-law Linda. Memories will stay with us forever.
    Love you guys. Pauline & Elliot Johnson

    Fun watching you kids grow up

  2. Jerry, So sorry for the loss of your sister. Linda was a wonderful gal!! You and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless and take care. Rick and Vernice Helgeson.

  3. Sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. We really enjoyed having her as a neighbor. She was so much fun to talk to and share stories. We will miss her. Our prayers are with you all.

  4. I am so very sorry to hear of Linda’s passing, I worked with Linda at Fargo National Bank, the name tells just how long ago that was. Linda had an unforgettable smile and a great sense of humor. Years have passed but she had a place in my heart. RIP my friend.

  5. Cory and Travis
    So sorry for the loss of your mother. She was truly a friend. She will be
    missed. I last saw Linda a couple of days before she past away. She had many balloons she received for her birthday. She was very proud of
    her boys.

  6. So sorry to see that Linda has passed away. She will be remembered as a very special person. We shared some great times at West McDonald , and we were privileged to work at Bell Bank at the same time. May you and your beautiful smile watch over us and guide us from above. Rest In Peace dear Linda♥️♥️♥️

  7. My sincere condolences to all family members. Linda was so kind to my father, Sebastian especially in his golden years when he would look forward to seeing her kind, familiar face at the Bank.
    She is a treasure to remember!

  8. My sympathies – I worked with Linda at Fargo National Bank…She was always entertaining and great to work with. Over the years I ran into her multiply times and she always had that wonderful sense of humor and updated me on her boys.

  9. Will truly miss visiting Linda @ St. Catherine’s South(Villa Maria)…knew her when she worked @ the bank, St. Anthony’s Welcoming Committee member & friend. She always had a smile for me whether she felt 👍 good or not & she was very proud of her sons. God welcomed her home in Heaven w/ loving arms. Will remember her fondly…+ 🙏

  10. Corey and Travis we are so sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. I worked with Linda for several years at Bell Bank and she & I were roommates on our travels to Europe in 2002. May God Bless you both, you are two wonderful sons. Stan and Helen Schatz

  11. I had the pleasure of working with Linda at First Interstate many years ago. Linda was such a kind and caring person. She made a huge impression on me and the way she treated her customers and her coworkers. I am sorry for your loss.

  12. I was so sorry to see that Linda passed away. We worked together at State Bank and we used to have many laughs together. She was a special lady. RIP Linda.

  13. Condolences to the family of Linda & especially her sons they were her heart & soul . I remember the family reunions when families got together & the cousins ran havoc . We got into our fair share of mischief Linda , but we had so much help doing it . Rest In Peace dear cousin …. Keep her memories close to your heart she will be there .

  14. I was sadden to hear of the passing of Linda. We worked together for many years and I valued her friendship. My sympathy to you.

  15. Cory,
    My heart aches for your loss. Your mom had such an infectious smile that you inherited. May the happy memories make you smile and ease your heartache. You know she is smiling forever down on you! Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this time of loss of such a special woman.
    -Jennifer Vining

  16. Cory and Travis- our sympathy to you for the loss of your mom. So many good memories of boy scout days. She was always and forever so proud of her boys. May you always have great memories and cherish them everyday. God bless you both. So sorry I am not able to get to her service but warm thoughts always.
    Debbie Eberhardt

  17. Sorry to hear of Linda’s passing! She was a great lady! Deepest sympathies and warmest regards Kim Truhlicka

  18. I’m sorry to hear about Linda’s passing.
    Tom and I knew her at St. Anthony of Padua church and at Bell Bank.
    She was ALWAYS so cheerful and happy. I know her 2 sons were her life!!!
    May she RIP!!🙏🙏🙏🙏❤❤❤

  19. Cory and Travis,

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. She was such a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Cody, Caroline (Petersen) and Parker Heilman

  20. My condolences to Linda’s entire family. So many wonderful memories of the fun we had growing up together. I will miss that wonderful smile.

  21. Dear Corey, Travis, and Jerry… my sincere and deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom and sister. I only heard about it today in church at St. Anthony’s or I’d have attended her memorial service. I did view it virtually and it so touched my heart. Many fond memories your family and mine shared on West McDonald Lake… those were great times! Linda will be missed but will always be in our hearts. Love to you all.

  22. So sorry to hear about Linda, from what I remember she always had a smile and very nice to everyone she knew. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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