Barbara Joan Linde, age 70, died January 9 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. Barbara was born in Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit and married in 1967, and put her energy into teaching elementary school, designing jewelry and other creative pursuits, working as her husband’s office manager, teaching reading to children with emotional and behavioral disorders, doing volunteer work, and raising two daughters. She loved cooking, Mah Jongg, reading, and travel, and embarked on the adventure of moving to Minneapolis after retirement to live near her daughters. She was a member of Temple Israel in West Bloomfield, Michigan and Temple Sinai in Atlanta, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Dr. Martin S. Linde. She is survived by daughter Dr. Jennifer Linde and husband Julian Bernick, daughter Melissa Linde and fiancé Mike Wilson, beloved granddaughter Hazel Martin Wilson, brother Dr. Ronald Gelb and sister-in-law Adele, in-laws Marilynn and Maynard Flusty and Drs. Harold Linde and Marilyn Allen, and nieces, nephews, and dear friends across the country. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Optage Hospice through the Presbyterian Homes Foundation 2845 Hamline Avenue N, Roseville MN 55113 or to the University of Minnesota Medical Center through the University of Minnesota Foundation, McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St SE, Suite 500, Minneapolis MN 55455-2010. give.umn.edu. Graveside services to be held on Wednesday January 13 2016, at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, Georgia.