Lorraine (Granny) E. Slininger, age 55, 5308 River Drive North, Fargo, ND, died Friday, December 31, 2004, in her home under the care of Hospice. Granny lost her five-year battle with cancer while surrounded by her loving family.
Lorraine E. Clark, the daughter of Ralph & Eleonora (Horn) Clark, was born October 31, 1949, at Ada, MN. She grew up on the family farm, which was five miles west of Felton, MN. She graduated from Felton High School in 1967. She attended Vera School of Hair Design in Minneapolis, MN, from 1967 until 1968. Lorraine worked as a beautician for Millie?s Beauty Shop in Ada for seven years. Lorraine Clark married Dean R. Slininger in Ada on June 6, 1970. The couple made their home on a farm near Twin Valley, MN. Lorraine stayed home to raise her daughters for a number of years. She worked at the Floral Shops in Ada and Twin Valley, MN. She returned to school in 1990 to North Western Technical College in Moorhead and graduated with a paralegal degree. She worked at Borup Ag. The couple moved to Fargo in 1996. Lorraine began working at Harvest States Elevator of West Fargo in 1996, were she worked until her death.
Granny loved spending time with her grandchildren. She spent many hours enjoying her children and grandchildren?s activities, the families? vacations at the lakes, and gardening and yardwork. She was active in the Care Ministry of St. Andrew?s church and looked forward to her husband?s Army reunions.
She is survived by her
Husband: Dean R. Slininger, Fargo, ND
3 Children: Tammy (Mike) Schmidt, Moorhead, MN, Angie (Jim) Boisjolie, West Fargo, ND, and Wanda Slininger and her fiancee?(Bob Terry), Fargo
1 Step Son: Robert (Lynda) Slininger, Dilworth, MN
Mother: Eleonora Clark
3 Grandchildren: Hailey Thornton, Casie Thornton, and Paige Schmidt
1 Step Granddaughter: Bellamy Slininger
4 Brothers: Donald, Glyndon, MN, Carl (Lynn),Woodbury, MN, Allen (Carol), San Antonio, TX, and Herman (Karen), Georgetown, MN
She was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Clark.
Funeral: 11:00 Wednesday, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, West Fargo
Prayer Service: 7:00 Tuesday at Boulger Funeral Home
Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 Tuesday in the funeral home and one hour before the funeral in the church.
Burial: Ada Cemetery, Ada, MN. 3:00 p.m. Wed.
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home
Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com