Lorraine SliningerLorraine Slininger, 89, Ada, MN, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Benedictine Care Community, Ada, MN. Lorraine was born on July 18, 1924, at the farm, the daughter of John and Clara (Durling) of Ada. Lorraine was baptized and confirmed at Grace (First) Lutheran Church in Ada. On April 2, 1944, Lorraine was united in marriage to Russell Ernest Slininger of rural Twin Valley, MN. To this marriage 5 children were born: Carol, Dean, Bev, Ardell, and Eunice. Lorraine was a very warm and loving mother and wife, she loved to bowl, and she was very active in church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Lorraine is survived by one son, Dean, (Antoneta) Slininger, Fargo, ND, 3 daughters, Carol (Loren) Sturdevant, Glenrock, WY, Ardell (Larry) Wold, Felton, MN, and Eunice Slininger, Ada, and a special son Robert Miller Sr., Twin Valley, MN, one son-in-law, Leo Jacobson; she was blessed with twelve grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and one great-great grandson, due in February 2014, 2 brothers, Marvin Benesh and Clifford Benesh, both of Ada, one sister, Janice (Bob) Miller, Casselton, ND, two sisters-in-law, Irene Benesh and Pat Benesh, both of Ada, and many nephews, nieces, and cousins. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents, husband Russell (2006), daughter Beverly Jacobson, daughter-in-law Lorraine (Granny) Slininger, 3 brothers Kenny, Arnold, and Glen, 2 sisters, Eleanor Devries and Doris Melby, and a very special sister-in-law, Betty Benesh. God Bless the memory of Lorraine.
Funeral: 2:00PM, Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at Grace Lutheran Church, Ada, MN.