Estella Leah Harrington, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Grace Pointe Crossing West Gables of Cambridge. She was 85 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, March 28, 2011 at the Stanchfield Baptist Church with Rev Dale Cope officiating.
VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
INTERMENT will be at 3:30 pm at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pequot Lakes.
Estella Leah Harrington, of Cambridge, formerly of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Grace Pointe Crossing West Gables of Cambridge. She was 85 years old.
Estella was born on February 26, 1926 in St. Paul, Minnesota to parents Rudolph II and Charlotte (Dewey) Henninger. She attended catholic school through the 8th grade and graduated from the Mechanic Arts High School in St. Paul in 1944. She attended a 2 year vocational school, training to become a seamstress.
On November 10, 1945 Estella was united in marriage to Arthur Stanley Harrington in St. Paul, Minnesota. Together the couple raised 7 children. As a Pastors wife, Estella and the family moved around a lot. They lived in and round St. Paul, Herman, and Pequot Lakes. Estella’s faith was very important to her and she would play and sing for many church services.
Estella had many interests. She was an avid reader. She loved to spend time sewing, and doing all types of hand crafts. Estella will be remembered for her unique, infectious laugh that made her eyes sparkle. She will be missed.
Estella is preceded in death by her parents, husband Arthur, infant son Grant, brother Rudolph III, and half-brother Bernard.
She is survived by her sons Stan (Patricia) of Lino Lakes, George (Diane) of Rush City, Ralph (Patricia) of Coon Rapids, Art Jr (Patricia) of Mesa, AZ and John (Sue) of Cottage Grove; daughters Cheri (Dave) Busby of Braham and Sandy (Doug) Garbett of Hinckley; brother William (Dorothy) Henninger of Hastings; 22 Grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends