Chad A. Linaman, age 40 of Boyceville, WI, died unexpectedly in his home on Monday, March 3, 2014.

He was born June 4, 1973, in Roanoke, VA.  He graduated from Stillwater High School. He studied Culinary Arts at WTC in Appleton, WI and later attended CVTC for Truck Driving. Chad was an avid collector of Volkswagen memorabilia and enjoyed working on his bug.

He is survived by Jennifer Pempek of Boyceville, his parents Bruce and Diane Linaman of Glenwood City; a sister Kelly (Josh) Stodola of Glenwood City, WI, and nephew Nolan Stodola of Glenwood WI.

A memorial service for immediate family was held at his home on March 8, 2014.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Menomonie is assisting the family with arrangements.