Melinda Rose Longfors, 34, Maple Grove, Minnesota, formerly of Osage, Minnesota died Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Melinda was born on December 1, 1979 the daughter of Melvin and Linda (Wendt) Longfors in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. She attended school in Frazee, graduating from Frazee High School in 1998. Melinda then went on to Augsburg College in Minneapolis and received a Bachelor's Degree of Accounting and a minor in Management Information Systems in 2002. Shortly after her graduation she started her employment with W D Forbes in Minneapolis. In 2008 Melinda purchased her first home in Maple Grove. Until the time of her death she was an office manager at W D Forbes . Melinda enjoyed reading, watching movies, scrapbooking and traveling. She treasured time spent with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. Melinda enjoyed shopping for them and spending quality time with them. She truly loved her nieces and nephews. Melinda is survived by her parents, Melvin and Linda Longfors of Osage, MN; siblings, Nicholas Longfors of Fargo, ND; Mark (Trisha) Longfors of Frazee, MN; Lisabeth (Philip) Mutchler of West Fargo, ND; her nieces and nephews, Zachary, Nathan, Ava, Alison, Sophie and Christopher Longfors, Brayden and Caylee Mutchler; maternal grandmother, Rose Wendt of Detroit Lakes, MN; paternal grandmother, Marie Longfors of Moorhead, MN; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Melinda was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Reuben Wendt; paternal grandparents, Richard and Irene Longfors.