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Clifford James Slininger

June 29, 1941 December 9, 2019
Clifford James Slininger
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Obituary for Clifford James Slininger

Clifford J. Slininger, age 78, Worthington, MN, died on Monday, December 9, 2019, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD, surrounded by his family.
Clifford James Slininger was born June 29, 1941, in Ada, MN, the son of Clyde and Hazel (Hanson) Slininger. Cliff attended school in Baker, MT before moving and finishing school in Bozeman, MT. Cliff met and married Judy (Volk) on August 31, 1963. They moved to Billings where their first daughter Dennise was born in 1964. Cliff worked many different jobs while living in Billings. Cliff started a new job that took his family to Portland, OR. While living in Portland, Cliffetta was born in 1968. In order to do what he loved, Cliff moved his family to Emmetsburg, IA to drive truck for Firkings. In order to be home more, Cliff took a job driving for Henderscheidt’s out of Worthington, MN. After working for Henderscheidt’s, Cliff bought his own truck and became an owner/operator until retiring in 2014. Cliff enjoyed dirt track racing, camping, and spending time at the shop with the guys. Cliff also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Cliff and Judy got to enjoy three years of wintering in Donna, TX before his passing.
Cliff is survived by his wife of 56 years, Judy; two daughters, Dennise (Gregg) Gerken of Little Rock, IA and Cliffetta (James) Kremer of Worthington, MN; five grandchildren, Brandi (Michael), Jacob (Megan), Nicole, Allison, and Alex (Kayla); five great grandchildren, Dylan, Kameryn, Madilyn, Talan, and Elizabeth; sister, Kathryn (Tom) Restamier; sister-in-law, Bette Ternes; brother-in-law, John (Sue) Volk, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Paulette; brother, Keith; twin daughters; brothers-in-law, William Volk and Jerome Volk, and father-in-law, Joseph Volk.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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4:00 PM 12/13/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/13/2019 7:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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