Funeral Arrangements for Porter Resident Florene Ningen
Funeral services for Florene Ningen will be held
at 1:00 on Thursday, July 26 at Bethel Lutheran Church in
Porter. Burial will be at the church cemetery following the
service. Visitation will take place Wednesday from 5:00-8:00 PM
with a 7:00 prayer service. Visitation will resume at noon
Thursday at the Church. Mrs. Ningen passed away Monday afternoon
at Avera McKennen Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Florene Ningen, age 56, passed away
on Monday, July 23, 2007 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2007 at Bethel
Lutheran Church in Porter, MN with Rev. Ellen Munter officiating. Visitation
will be from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25 at Birk Funeral Home in Canby
with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church one
hour prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will be in the Bethel Lutheran
Florene Ann Ningen was born November 25, 1950 to Ernest
and Olga (Wentzlaf) Wallert in Ivanhoe, MN. She graduated from Canby High
School and then worked in the Twin Cities at Minnegasco. In 1976, she moved
to a farm near Porter and worked several different jobs. She started Family
Travel in Canby in 1990, and in 1996 she added massage therapy to her
Florene was an active member of Bethel Lutheran Church in
Porter. She was a Bethel Luther League advisor and sang in the church choir.
For many years, she was a member of the music group, Steppin’ Out. Some of
her enjoyments in life were watching football on TV, attending her
grandchildren’s activities, and spending time with friends and family on the
Florene will be deeply missed by her husband, Bill Ningen;
son, Graham Dybsetter (fiancé, Stacy DeMuth); step-children, Carmon (Brian)
Mamer; Mike (Sheila) Ningen; Monica (Korey) Tuttle; step-grandchildren,
Kyle, Ashley, & John Mamer and Alissa Ningen; mother, Olga Wallert; brother,
Duane (Charleen) Wallert; and many other family members.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest; brother,
Lowell; and sister, Karen Anderson.
Blessed be her memory.