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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 attended school in rural Hazen, N.D. In 1939, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in Medora, N.D., and in 1941, he was transferred to Lanesboro, Minn. On Oct. 17, 1942, Eldor married Ardis Johnson in Peterson, Minn. He served in the United States Army during World War II, first based in San Francisco where he became a crane operator loading ships in the harbor bound for the Pacific Theater. Later, he was based in Guatacanal and the Philippines. He farmed near Highland, Minn. for 54 years and also was a sought after crane operator.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching sports, playing cards, nurturing his family and expressing an individualized sense of humor. He was a member of the Lanesboro American Legion Post No. 40.

Eldor is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ardis; his children, Jackie (Paul) Feind, of Rochester, Minn., Sharon (Richard) Peterson, of Lanesboro, David (Joyce) Rahn, of Whalan, Minn., Steven Rahn, of Lanesboro, Judy (Joe Lukes) Erickson, of Altoona, Wis., Loren Rahn, of Eyota, Minn., and Elaine Rodgers, of Becker; 16 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. He also is survived by one brother, William Rahn, of Butte, Mont.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five siblings, one grandson and one great-grandson.

Visitation was held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, at the Johnson-Riley Funeral Home in Lanesboro.

The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, at First Lutheran Church of Highland in rural Lanesboro, with the Rev. Patricia Hinkie officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

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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Jeffery Lynn Strom

Fri, Jan 10th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Jeffrey Lynn Strom, 59 died January 1, 2014 at his home in Rohnert, Calif. of natural causes. Jeffrey Strom was born July 20, 1954 in Preston, Minn. Raised in Lanesboro, Minn., he was a 1972 graduate of Lanesboro High. After graduation he move ..... 
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Blake Erik Overland

Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Blake Erik Overland, 28, of Stewartville, Minn., died Sunday, January 5, 2014 in an automobile accident near Winona, Minn. Blake was born December 30,1985, to Erik and Laurie (Jorde) Overland. He attended school in Lanesboro, Minn. and graduated ..... 
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