Dear Classes of 1979 and 1980:
This is a Deacon Alert to inform you of the passing of Brian Schlenker ('79) on Tuesday, Oct. 25th.
Brian was a member of the Class of 1979 and the brother of Deborah (Schlenker) Paine* ('80).
Brian passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at his home in Moorhead, MN, at the age of 55.
Brian Jerome Schlenker was born on January 17, 1961, the son of Jerald and Marlene (Kraft) Schlenker, in Valley City, North Dakota. He grew up in Fargo and graduate from Shanley High School. He also attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
Brian made his home in Fargo for most of his life. He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend to many. He had a very special bond with his special nephews. Brian was an avid sports fan and loved to follow the Minnesota Vikings, the Fighting Sioux and UCLA.
Brian is survived by his mother, Marlene Schlenker of Fargo; his two sons – Michael (Kristin) Schlenker of Grand Forks, ND; and Matthew Timme of Dilworth, MN; his beloved grandson, Camdyn Schlenker; his sister, Deborah Paine of Brooklyn Park, MN; his special nephews – Deric and Devon Paine; and many other very dear relatives and friends.
Brian was preceded in death by his father, Jerald Schlenker; and his grandparents – Christ and Emily Schlenker, and Casper and Catherine Kraft.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 7 PM Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo
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