Judy I. Shinaberger

Obit-Shinaburger-formattedJudy I. Schinaberger, a resident of Little Falls, passed away Feb. 24, 2014, at her home.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 1, at Calvary Lutheran Church, Little Sauk, with Pastor Melissa Ehrhardt officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Judy I. Manlick was born Nov. 3, 1943, in Little Falls, the daughter of John and Mayme (Garrison) Manlick. She grew up in Little Falls and graduated from high school there. She married Leland Jake Shinabarger, Oct. 6, 1962, in Little Falls. They farmed and milked cows for over 20 years on a farm near Long Prairie. She later worked as a seamstress at Munsingwear in Little Falls, was a supervisor at Stearns Manufacturing in Grey Eagle. The couple later worked in the turkey barns in Litchfield and Swanville. The past 11 years she has been employed at Walmart in Little Falls.
She enjoyed playing darts, card games, especially cribbage, internet games, crossword puzzles, watching movies, reading, loved music and following sports of all kinds. She greatly and always looked forward to her sister weekends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. Judy always lit up a room with her smile and sense of humor.
Judy is survived by her children, Patty Jo (Terry) Holmquist of Long Prairie and Scott Lee (Jessica Butler) Shinabarger of Little Falls; seven grandchildren, TJ Holmquist, Ashley Heinz, Kimberly Fournier, Nicole Riggs, Derick, Mikala, and Miranda Shinabarger; eight great-grandchildren, Naomi, Ryland, Chloe, Sarena, Laila, Elliot, Natalie and Jacob; sisters, Betty (John) Pflepsen of Brainerd; Joan (Carol Smies) Manlick of Oostburg, Wis., Debra Manlick of Little Falls and Diane (Jim) Balaski of Sobieski.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jake in 2005, and sister, Mary McNeese.
Pallbearers were TJ Holmquist, Derick Shinabarger, Duane Harlow, Ryan Riggs, David Fournier and Jeff Brang.
Honorary Pallbearers were Ashley Heinz, Kimberly Fournier, Nicole Riggs, Mikala Shinabarger, Miranda Shinabarger, David Lefler, Chad Westring, Caiti Karolous and Kristi OBrien.

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