Concordia St. Paul News

June 3, 2014

Longtime Concordia Professor Dr. Eugene Linse Passes Away

Rev. Dr. Eugene Linse, who served at Concordia University, St. Paul from 1956 to 1982, passed away May 30 at the age of 91. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, June 28 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Modena, Wis.

A longtime Professor of Government at what was then called Concordia College, Dr. Linse would help create Lutherans For Life, becoming the organizations first Executive Director. His lifelong dedication to the Lutheran-Church Missouri Synod also included being appointed executive secretary of the Board for Social Ministry Services and Chairman of the Social Concerns Committee of the Commission of Theology in Church Relations (CTCR).