Barbara Jane Alinder

Barbara Jane Alinder, 73, Fargo, ND passed away on Monday July 13, 2020 at Bethany on University.

Barb was born on March 9, 1947 at Union Hospital in Mayville, ND to Gilbert and Millie (Olson) Gilbertson. She was baptized and confirmed at Mayville Lutheran Church. She graduated in 1965 from Mayville High School. She worked at Union Hospital in Mayville.

In 1973, Barbara moved to Fargo, ND and started work at Dakota Clinic/Essentia Health until her retirement in August 2011, after 38 years.

Barb married David E. Alinder, her best friend the love of her life on September 14, 1993 at Olivet Lutheran Church.

Barbara is survived by her husband David, her sister, Joan Strand (Bob), Spring Hill, FL, and niece Allison (Greg) Snyder, stepdaughter, Julie Kuehn, Brandon, SD, grandsons, Alex (Jen) and Todd, great-granddaughter, JoJo; stepdaughter, Kristi Tchida (Mike), Sisseton, SD and granddaughter, Mackenzie and grandson Kayden.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, sister Fern Gilbertson, grandson, Eric Suurmeyer, and nephew Andy Strand.

Memorial Service: 2:00 P.M. Thursday, July 16, 2020 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M. It will also be live streamed on Boulger Funeral Home’s website at

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, go to

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