MADISON – Linda A. Gonstead, age 73, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013.

Linda was born on November 9, 1940 to Clifford and Evelyn Hanson. She worked for many years in the Registrar’s Office at the UW – Madison. Linda was a long-time member of Bethel Lutheran Church. Linda loved NASCAR and was one of Matt Kenseth’s biggest fans. She was a very caring and supportive person and will be deeply missed.

Linda is survived by her children, Anne Reynolds and Jay (Babette) Gonstead; grandchildren, Derek and Kathryn Reynolds; siblings, Dean (Mary) Hanson and Kristen (Robert) Ault. Further survived by 5 nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Sarah Gonstead.

A service will be held at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Ave, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2013. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. until time of service on Saturday. Burial at Highland Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave, Madison , WI 53703.

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