Denise Lien was baptized and confirmed at Zion English Lutheran Church, and graduated from Grafton High School and North Dakota State School of Science. We knew her as Denise Schultz. Denise married Roger Lien on September 3, 1983 in Grafton, ND.  She died last week October 7 in Lakeville MN.

Denise is survived by her husband, Roger; sons, Tim and Jason; grandson, Isaak; brothers, David (Karen) Schultz, Allan Schultz, and Loren Schultz; father and mother in-law, DeWayne and Bonnie, and seven nieces and nephews. Denise is preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Grace Schultz. Funeral services were held at Farmington Lutheran Church on Friday. There will be a burial at the Zion Acton Cemetery in Grafton, ND on today at 12pm. Friends are welcome and a fellowship lunch is planned at Zion afterwards.