Stella Flink, 1954-2019

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, April 3, 2019

A gathering of family and friends for Stella Lorie Flink, 65, of Albert Lea will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Online condolences are welcome at

Stella Flink

Lorie was called to eternal rest Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea.

Stella Lorie Flink was born Jan. 18, 1954, in Miami Beach, Florida, the daughter of Charles “Eddie” and Susie Sherman. She grew up and attended school in Newport, North Carolina. She enjoyed cooking, painting and gardening. Lorie dearly loved North Carolina seafood and barbecue.

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Lorie is survived by her children John (Sara) Flink, Jacob (Jessica) Flink, Jeremy (Michelle) Flink, Jessica (Jamie Whelan) Flink, Joseph (Kellsi) Flink and Jaclyn (Michael) Robertson; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Sherrie (George) Choporis; mother, Susie Sherman; and husband of many years, John Flink.

Lorie was preceded in death by her father, Eddie; and brother, Charles “Duke” Sherman Jr.