Linnea Rounds

Linnea “Linn” Rounds, 75, of Cheyenne died June 19 at Poudre Valley Hospital.

Linnea was born Feb. 12, 1944, in Gary, Ind.

She earned her degree in journalism from Marquette University. While she spent much of her career with the Wyoming State Library, she also served as a book editor, was nationally published, worked with the Center for the Book and the Library of Congress. She also found time to volunteer throughout Laramie County, including the Davis Hospice Center and the Red Cross, and she was a longtime election judge. She served in leadership roles with the National Federation of Press Women and Community Action of Laramie County. In her free time, Linnea loved to travel, knit, crochet, weave, read, garden and cook.

She is survived by her daughter, Paula (David) Novick; grandchildren, Madison and Morgan Rounds, and Destry and Dylan Novick; sister, Renee (Todd) Claeys; nieces and nephew, Melanie Holota, and Alexandra and Zacharie Claeys; and goddaughter, Whitney Painter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Keith; a son, Daniel; sister, Delphine; and her parents.

A funeral for Linnea will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Cathedral. Memorials may be made to Davis Hospice Center and Community Action of Laramie County.

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This is a paid obituary.

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