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Verdon Flattum


Wed, Apr 2nd, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Verdon Flattum was born on March 18, 1935 in Lanesboro, Minn. to Gynther and Lillian Flattum. He attended Lanesboro Schools where he played tenor sax and the clarinet graduating in 1952. He enrolled in the Army where he played in the Army Band. Verdon married Karlene Anderson in Chatfield, Minn. in 1961, they moved to California and had one son, Stuart and later divorced.

Verdon returned to Minnesota and attended Mankato State University where he played in the Mankato State Band and received his Bachelors Degree in Library Science. Verdon also received his Masters Degree in Library Science from USC in Los Angeles. Verdon was a professional musician and played with many jazz bands in Los Angeles and Palm Desert until ill health in 2009. Verdon married Marlene Raner Kirkham in Los Angeles on April 27, 1974. Marlene accompanied Verdon to his many gigs.

Verdon is survived by his wife Marlene, two stepchildren, his son, five grandchildren and his brother Darrel (Karen) Flattum of Rochester, Minn. and nieces Tamera Mensink, Pam Flattum, Vicki Darling and nephew Mitchell Flattum. His parents and two grandchildren preceded him in death. His body was cremated.

A jazz Celebration of Life will be held for Verdon Flattum at the Palm Desert Greens Country Club in Palm Desert, California on April 26, 2014 from 4 pm to 10 pm.

Dale M. Olson

Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Dale M. Olson, 72, of Lanesboro, Minn., passed away March 21, 2014 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, Minn. Dale was born October 14, 1941 in Lanesboro to Melvin and Clara (Berge) Olson. He graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1959 ..... 
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Eldor Rahn

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Eldor Rahn, 92, died at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, after a long rewarding life. Born March 15, 1921, in rural Hazen, Mercer County, N.D., to Wilhelm and Jacobina Rahn. He had seven siblings. He att ..... 
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Verna Lorine Berge

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Verna Lorine Berge, 90, of Stewartville, Minn. (formerly of Lanesboro, Minn.) died Monday, March 3rd at her residence. Verna was born January 19, 1924 to Carl and Amelia (Christenson) Hildestad. She married Harvey Berge of Lanesboro on June 27, 19 ..... 
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Eldor Rahn

Tue, Mar 4th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Eldor Rahn, 92, died at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus, Thursday, February 27, 2014, after a long rewarding life. Born March 15, 1921, in rural Hazen, Mercer County, N.D., to Wilhelm and Jacobina Rahn. He had seven siblings. He ..... 
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Eunice Mae (Shattuck) Bausch

Tue, Mar 4th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Eunice Mae (Shattuck) Bausch was born on May 9, 1926 in Altura, Minn. She moved to Lanesboro, Minn. in her first year of life. Graduated from Lanesboro High School. Class of 1944. Died peacefully in her sleep after a brief illness on Febuary 27, 201 ..... 
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Carlyn James Klomp

Thu, Feb 27th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Carlyn James Klomp, 61, died Friday, February 21, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz. Carl graduated from Harmony High School in 1970. He then attended the Air Force Academy for one year. In August 1972, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and attended helicopter fligh ..... 
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Jeffrey Lynn Strom

Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Jeffrey Lynn Strom, 59, of Lanesboro, Minn., died Saturday, January 1, 2014. Jeffrey was born on July 20, 1954. He is survived by two brothers, Larry (Wendy), of Onamia, Minn., and Scott (Karla), of Lanesboro; a sister Lisa (Rick) Vincent, of Eyot ..... 
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James Dean “Jermy” Hall

Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

James Dean Hall, who was known as Jermy to his friends, passed away peacefully in his sleep, on January 25, 2014. James was born January 23, 1952 in Lanesboro, Minn. After graduating from Lanesboro High School, he moved to Winona, Minn., and late ..... 
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