Our sympathy to the family of Linda Laine Alter

Linda Laine Alter passed away on November 7, 2022 at the age of 58 while surrounded by her family.

Linda was born on May 14th, 1964 to Terrance and Helene Tri. She was a graduate of Hastings High School, class of 1982. She married her late husband Scott Laine of Hermantown, MN in 1984. Scott and Linda raised 3 sons, Matthew, Aaron, and Eric.

On November 13, 1992, Linda married Brock (Donald) Alter of Mt. Pleasant, IA. They had 2 daughters, Lauren and Bailey. Together they raised their combined 7 children while living in Hastings, MN. Brock acted as Linda’s primary caregiver, loving companion, and duet partner.

All who knew Linda, knew what it meant to be loved. She considered everyone she met to be a friend. Linda loved her children and would take any opportunity to tell everyone how proud she was to be their mom. She loved to sing and shared her passion for music with her children and husband, Brock. Everyone knows that her favorite spot on a Friday night was at the American Legion for karaoke.

Linda was preceded in death by her late husband, Scott; her father, Terrance Tri; and son, Ryan Laine.

She is survived by her husband, Brock; mother, Helene Tri; her siblings, Kevin (Catherine) Tri, Amy (Daniel) Peltier, Julie (Brian) Sutter, and Carey (Jess) Tri; her children, Paul (DeeDee) Alter, Bernie (Maria) Alter, Matthew Laine, Aaron (Saskia) Laine, Eric Laine, Lauren Alter, Bailey (Matthew) Tschida; and her grandchildren, Tristan, Rafe, Shelby, Gavin, Brooks, Leah, and Bryson. She loved and cherished all of the time spent surrounded by her loved ones. She will be deeply missed by all.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 23955 Nicolai Ave. in Miesville, MN. A visitation will be hosted on Monday, November 14th from 4-7pm at Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel, 3075 Vermillion St. in Hastings, and one hour prior to the mass at church on Tuesday.