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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 attended school in rural Hazen. In 1939, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps in Medora, N.D., and in 1941, he was transferred to Lanesboro. On Oct. 17, 1942, Eldor married Ardis Johnson in Peterson. 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 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, Minn., 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 Becher, Minn.; 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.

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.
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Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

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Carlyn James Klomp

Thu, Feb 27th, 2014
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Memorial fishing tournament takes place in Lanesboro

Fri, Feb 21st, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Features

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Death of family dog...

By Yvonne Nyenhuis

Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Letter to the Editor

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Announcing call for entries for exhibition gallery shows in 2016 at Lanesboro Arts Center

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Arts & Culture

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Lanesboro jewelry artist receives Minnesota State Awards Board Grant

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

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An update on the Lanesboro water situation

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

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Lanesboro approves financing for water project

Fri, Feb 7th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Government

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