Christa “Pixie” Sue Stradinger, 41, Fargo, ND passed away on May 15, 2016. She was born on April 13, 1975 to Reyne (Gunwall) and Gerald Stradinger in Dickinson, ND. She grew up in Dickinson and graduated from high school in Mandan. Pixie then attended Bismarck State College before transferring to UND where she earned an Art Degree.
Following graduation, she moved to Fargo where she worked for Eide Bailey. She then taught at Upstream. Pixie was employed at Knight Printing for seven years as a delivery driver and she was loved by all of the clients.
Pixie was very artistic and loved to paint, draw, write, and take photographs. She was the photographer at many events for family and friends. Pixie enjoyed the outdoors and liked to spend time biking, camping, hiking, rollerblading, and playing tennis. She also liked to cook. Traveling was another one of her passions and she went on many trips around the country. Her most recent hobbies were riding her motorcycle and gardening.
Pixie was determined, kind, and energetic. She touched the lives of many people and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her parents, Reyne (Don) Westphal, Mesa, AZ and Jerry (Mary) Stradinger, Red Wing, MN; siblings, Doug (Karen Lee) Stradinger, Kelly (Chris), Sandy, Amber, Melliyssa, Tabitha, Wayde Olssen, Brad Gunwall; best friend, Kaeti Eken; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; and infant brother, Wayne Stradinger.
There will be a memorial service at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior.
Memorials preferred to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Mail to: Mary Weiler, Chair of the ND Chapter American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
1121 4th Ave. S
Fargo, ND 58103