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Carol Slinkman

April 14, 1938 — March 2, 2016

Carol Slinkman, age 77, of Little Falls, MN, formerly of Andover, MN, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Harmony House of Little Falls.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 7, 2016, at Community Country Church in Holdingford, MN, with Rev. Gregg Valentine officiating. Interement will be private.

Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

Carol Jean VanderMey was born on April 14, 1938, in Cicero, Illinois the daughter of Henry Angeline (Klei) VanderMey. As a child, she moved with her family to a resort on Big Sandy Lake in McGregor, MN, where she attended school, graduating from McGregor High School, Class of 1955. She was united in marriage to Robert George Slinkman, Sr. on May 9, 1958, in Illinois. The couple made their home in Brookfield, IL and later moved to Andover, MN, in 1972, where they resided until Bobs death in 2012. In December 2013, she moved to her daughters home in Little Falls and to the Harmony House of Little Falls in November of 2015. Carol enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, crocheting, horseback riding, singing hymns, playing the organ and piano and Bible studies. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Robert (Deborah) Slinkman of Anoka, MN, Nancy (Gregg) Valentine of Little Falls, MN, and Debra Scott of Anoka, MN; seven grandchildren, Crystal (Ben) Yaekel, Robert George Slinkman, III, Amy (Joel) Baxley, Jeremy (Sarah) Valentine, Jennifer (Brent) Winters, Jonathan Slinkman, and Haley (Tyler) Smith; one great-granddaughter, Nora Jean Yaekel; and siblings, Tom (Jane) VanderMey, Don (Cora) VanderMey and Karen (Roger) Haas.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Robert George Slinkman, Sr. (Oct. 29, 2012).

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, March 7, 2016

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Emblom Brenny Funeral Service - Little Falls

900 1st St SE, Little Falls, MN 56345

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Memorial Service

Monday, March 7, 2016

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Community Country Church - Holdingford

42457 171st Ave, Holdingford, MN 56340

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