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Michael Slinger

October 17, 1961 ~ February 24, 2021 (age 59)

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In Loving Memory Of


Michael Paul Slinger


Michael Slinger, the son of Bernard and Verna (Staab) Slinger, was born on October 17, 1961 in Slayton, MN. He grew up in Woodstock, MN, Heron Lake, MN and Sibley IA. Michael was united in marriage to Lori Marco on November 12, 1981 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. After their marriage they lived in Madelia, MN. Michael then entered the U.S. Army in 1982 and was stationed in Colorado, Louisiana and Virginia. He served 2 tours, one in Korea and one in Kuwait during Desert Storm. After his Honorable Discharge in 1992, they returned to Worthington and then to Iona, MN. In 2001 after his divorce, Michael moved to Menomonie, WI. He moved to Fulda, MN in 2020 to be closer to his family. Michael passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his home in Fulda at the age of 59. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, grilling, cooking, spending time around the campfire or on the front porch. Michael loved his family and his country.


Survivors include his 2 children, Valarie Slinger of Fulda, MN and Robert Slinger and his fiancée, Jessica Erdman of Adrian, MN; 7 grandchildren, Dalton (Chalyn), Wyatt, Montana, Natalie, Quinn, Ezekiel and Lettie; 9 siblings, Karen (Ray) Knaak, Deb Slinger (fiancee, John), Dan (Kathy) Slinger, Dave Slinger (special friend, Jacque), Tom (Cindy) Slinger, Tim Slinger, Maria (Ken) Hopkins, Cindy (Dayle) Filkins and Angela (John) Putnam; many nieces, nephews and other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jerry Slinger and sister, Londa Jane Slinger. 


Funeral Services


Solid Rock Church Worthington, MN at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 with Pastor John Nau officiating.  The pallbearers are Dalton Slinger, Wyatt Meyeraan, Robert Slinger, Montana Erdman, Scott Slinger and Brent Oakland. Interment at Prairie Hill Cemetery Fulda, MN.


Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda is assisting the family with arrangements. Per MN Executive Order, masks will be required, and social distancing and occupancy limits are to be followed.

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March 2, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Funeral Service
March 2, 2021

10:30 AM
Solid Rock Assembly Church
1730 Diagonal Rd.
Worthington, MN 56187

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