Susie D. Dearinger, 85, of Walhalla, ND passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church in Walhalla. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 1st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. vigil service at the church.
Susie Jerome was born November 6, 1937 at Leroy, ND to Frederick and Clothilda (Latraille) Jerome. She grew up in the Walhalla area and later cleaned people’s homes, did babysitting, and worked for various farmers in the area. Susie then worked at the Pembilier Nursing Center for 38 years, after her retirement, she took care of Jim and Jenelle Brown’s children from 2006 to 2015.
On May 7, 1955, she married Elmer Dearinger at Cavalier, ND.
She enjoyed quilting, embroidery, and sewing, making things for people in the community. At Christmas time she crocheted hand towels and washcloths for members of her family. Other things she enjoyed were baking and taking care of children.
Survivors include her daughters: Donna (George) Brandt, Debbie (Butch) Lee, Sue Dearinger all of Walhalla, ND, grandchildren: Mandy and Misty, Shane and Cory, Tera, and Jessica, great-grandchildren: Devon and Savanna, Cole, Liam, Skylyn, and Kalden, Ciara, C.J., and Connor. She is also survived by son-in-law, Terry Meidinger, sisters-in-law: Margie (Bill), Dorothy, Eileen, Leona (Ron), Doris, and Linda, brothers-in-law, Gary (Patty) and Wally and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, Elmer, daughter, Karen “Kay Kay” Meidinger, and siblings: Gilbert, Leonard, Stanley, and Eva.