Linda Lane Kiesel Larson


Linda Lane Kiesel Larson, age 72, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Orem Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Home, where she had resided for the past 9 months while fighting Parkinson’s disease and other health challenges incident to age.

Linda is survived by her devoted husband of 52 years, Lynn Larson, of Orem, UT, her three daughters, Lisa Larson Shearman (Vince) of Chandler, AZ; Heather Larson Ekstrom (Tipton) of Orem, UT; and Rachel Larson Echols (Kyle) of Loveland, OH; her siblings Arthur Kiesel (Loene), Alta Kiesel, Callie Kiesel Lansdell (Ron), John Kiesel, and Cecelia Kiesel Salerno (Kirk) as well as four grandchildren: Adam Ekstrom, Timothy Ekstrom, Kayla Echols, and Ryan Echols. She was preceded in death by her infant son, Jeffry Lynn Larson; her parents Alton Kiesel and Nila Durfee Kiesel; and her siblings Jane Kiesel, and Fred Kiesel.

Linda was born on February 26, 1946 in Salina, UT. She graduated from Manti High School in 1964 with an accounting scholarship to the LDS Business College in Salt Lake City, UT. After graduating from LDS Business College, she attended Brigham Young University. She married Lynn Larson in the Logan, UT temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 3, 1966.

A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1450 S. 800 E. Orem, UT. Viewings will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 6-8 pm at the church and Saturday, March 23, 2019 11:45 am-12:45 pm at the church preceding the funeral. Interment will be held immediately following the funeral at the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, 500 N. Main, Pleasant Grove, UT. For more information, or to share memories and condolences please visit