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Lillian D. Turner


Wed, Jul 16th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Lilllian D. Turner, 101, formerly of Lanesboro, Minn. passed away July 13, 2014 at the Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minn.

Lillian was born October 15, 1912 in Kendallville, Iowa to Edward and Jane (Ellingson) Hoiness, the sixth of 11 children. The family moved to Harmony, Minn. where her father owned and operated the Harmony Creamery. She graduated from Harmony High School, and later moved to Billings, Mont. where two older brothers were living. It was in Billings that she met John L. Jones. They were married in 1935 in Decorah, Iowa. John was active in the Shrine, Lillian was a member of the Daughters of Nile. Their involvement in the Shrine activities was important to them both. “Johnnie” passed away in 1984.

Lillian was very active in her church, also belonged to the Sons of Norway, American Legion Auxiliary. and Eastern Star. While living in Billings she owned and operated a knitting shop, also giving knitting lessons to both men and woman. Cooking was a joy and a hobby as evidenced by her large collection of cookbooks and recipes.

She loved to travel and had been to China, Spain, Hawaii, Mexico and Norway. In 1989 she married Earl Turner of Lanesboro. They enjoyed traveling, eating out and being with their family and friends. Earl passed away in 1998.

She will be remembered for her great sense of humor and a positive attitude.

Survivors include two children, John Robert “Bob” Jones of Houston, Texas, Jacqueline L. Crutcher of Lanesboro and step daughter Elaine Turner of Wykoff, Minn.; four grandchildren :Lisa (Chris) Osgood of Tacoma, Wash., Julie McDonald of Portland, Ore., Pamela Lyles of Las Vegas, Nev., Paul Crutcher of Portland; twelve great grandchildren: Nathan (Crystal) Phillis, Brodie and Logan McDonald, Eric, Brian and Stephen Osgood, Turner Witt, Tara (Shaun)South, Ronald Lyles, Kyle, Madeline, and Cameron Crutcher; and three great-great grandchildren: Chasen and Eliana Phillis and Nathan Witt.

Survivors also include one sister Muriel Waage, of Northfield, Minn., Three sisters-In-Law: Zola Hoiness of Harmony, Minn., Carol Jones of Wilsonville, Ore., and Ruth Jones of Sun City, Ariz. Many beloved nieces and nephews also survive.

Lillian was preceded in death by her first husband John Lewis Jones, second husband Earl Turner, and her parents, seven brothers, and two sisters.

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Juliet Alvera Campbell

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Juliet Alvera Campbell, 91, of Lanesboro, Minn., died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, Minn. Juliet was born August 18, 1922 on the family farm in Carrollton Township, rural Lanesboro to Jennie O ..... 
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Michael L. Shanahan

Wed, Jun 4th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Michael L. Shanahan, age 70, of Chisago City, Minn., died Sunday, June 1, 2014 near Lanesboro, Minn. Mike was born December 22, 1943, in Carrolton Township, Fillmore County, Minn. to Mike and Ruby (Nelson) Shanahan. He attended Lanesboro Schools. ..... 
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Ann Paige Simenson

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Ann Paige Simenson, 77, of Chatfield, Minn., died Saturday April 26, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, Minn. Annie was born June 26, 1936 in Decorah, Iowa to Norman and Jennie (Robinson) Indvick. She attended school in ..... 
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Emma Janice (Simonson) Winch

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Emma Janice (Simonson) Winch memorial service is scheduled to be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19 at Union Prairie Lutheran Church with Pastor Paul Thompson officiating. Inurnment immediately after service with luncheon to follow. Memorials to Un ..... 
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Emma Janice (Simonson) Winch

Thu, Apr 10th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Emma Janice (Simonson) Winch memorial service is scheduled to be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 19th at Union Prairie Lutheran Church with Pastor Paul Thompson officiating. Inurnment immediately after service with luncheon to follow. Memorials to ..... 
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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. Verd ..... 
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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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