September 19, 1940 - September 6, 2018
Linda Jean Waring, 77, of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Sanford in Fargo, ND. Linda was born on September 19, 1940 in Huron, SD, the daughter of Edward W. and Frances E. (Cowling) Smith. She grew up in Huron and attended Huron High School, graduating in 1958. After high school she attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD and graduated with a degree in political science in 1962. On December 29, 1962, she married David Lee Waring in Huron, SD. Through the years, Linda was a homemaker and raised her two children, Chris and Robin. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Women’s Club of Fergus Falls, Antiquarians II, Christian Women’s Club bible study, and VLCO Book Club. Linda was a lifelong learner and was an avid reader. She also enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, baking and music. Preceding her in death were her parents; brother-in-law, Jack Mann and sister-in-law, Doriene Johnson. Survivors include her husband, David of Fergus Falls; son, Chris (Jordana Money) Waring of Chicago, daughter, Robin (Kris) Werner of Fergus Falls; grandchildren, Alise and Emily Werner of Fergus Falls; sister, Stephanie Mann of Shoreview, MN; nephews, Stephen (Sue) Mann of Annandale, MN, Richard Mann of Shoreview, MN, Michael Mann of Maplewood, MN, Brad Johnson of San Diego, CA, Brian Johnson of Isanti, MN, Mark (Cindy) Johnson of Ham Lake, MN; nieces, Lynda (Rich) Kerr of Rancho Santa Fe, CA, Kim (Mike) Wolfe of St. Paul, MN, Lisa Johnson of Hugo, MN and great-nephews, Justin (Amanda) Mann and Eric (Nicole) Mann all of Savage, MN. Memorials are preferred to the Otter Tail County Humane Society or St. James Episcopal Church, Fergus Falls. Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018 at St. James Episcopal Church, Fergus Falls, MN. Clergy: Reverend Sandy Holmberg Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, MN Online condolences may be sent to www.olsonfuneralhome.com.
Linda Jean Waring, 77, of Fergus Falls, died Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Sanford in Fargo, ND. Linda was born on September 19, 1940 in Huron, SD, the daughter of Edward W. and Frances E. (Cowling) Smith. She grew up in Huron and attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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