Elmer Baune

Elmer Baune

1928 - 2021

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** Please note, masks are requested by family during visitation and mass. Thank you. Elmer Henry Baune was born on August 1, 1928, in New Avon Township, Redwood County, the son of Lawrence and Bertha (Simon) Baune. He attended District 94 country school and entered the U.S. Army in March of 1951 and was honorably discharged in March of 1953. He was united in marriage to Donna Marie Hensch on June 23, 1953, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Sanborn. The couple farmed, milked cows and raised 4 children. Elmer was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he served as an usher, mowed the lawn and shoveled snow for many years. He was a member of the American Legion for 69 years and a former Lions member. Elmer took great pride in being "Santa's Helper". He enjoyed visits to Jackpot, card club, coffee at the bakery and working on the farm with David Geis. Elmer died on Monday, November 1, 2021, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton, MN at the age of 93. He is survived by his children - Cathy (Keith) Anderson of Sartell and their children - Lindsay (Mitch) Staley and Brian; Margie (Mike) Fraser of Tracy and their children - Andrew (Alyssa Zaczek), Eric, and Kyle (Clarinda Solberg); Bill (Mary) Baune of Slayton and their children - Jason (Amy), Steven, Christina (Vernon) Walker; and Judi (Bob) Meyer of Wahpeton, ND; great grandchildren - Joshua and Elisabeth Walker and Cameron Staley; two sisters - RosaDel Woelfel and Adeline Sinclair; and a sister-in-law - Marilyn Hensch. He was preceded in death by his wife; two infant brothers; sister-in law - Evelyn Steve; brothers-in-law - Don Steve, Charles Hensch, Don Woelfel, and Ken Sinclair; and a special family friend, David Geis.
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Tuesday
9
November

Visitation 1

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Sturm Funeral Home, Lamberton Chapel
502 S. Main
Lamberton, Minnesota, United States
Wednesday
10
November

Visitation 2

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Lamberton, MN
400 2nd Ave. W.
Lamberton, Minnesota, United States
Wednesday
10
November

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
400 2nd Ave. W.
Lamberton, Minnesota, United States

Interment Information

St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Lamberton, MN
Address not given
Lamberton, Minnesota, United States