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Lorne W. Hahn

Monday, March 5, 2012

Lorne W. Hahn, 86, of Aurelia, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Careage Hills in Cherokee.

Funeral services will held be Monday, March 5th, at 10:30 a.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee. Pastor Don Rothweiler will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 4th, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Boothby Funeral Home with the family present from 3 until 5 p.m. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a later date. On-line condolences may be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.

Lorne was born Feb. 18, 1926 in Cherokee, to Dan and Ethel (Stewart) Hahn. He attended country school in Cherokee and Plymouth Counties and High school at Quimby Consolidated Schools. He was married to Alice Bugh. He was later married to Janet Volkert in 1959. Lorne has worked at various businesses including Bruce Implement in Aurelia, Cities Service in Cherokee, Thermo-Gas in Cherokee and Storm Lake, Citgo Service Station, Larson Oil in Storm Lake, and was also Chief of Police in Alta in the 1970's. He retired in 1983. Lorne lived in Storm Lake from 1960 until 1969, in Alta from 1970 until 1990, in Mountain Home, Ark. for 2 years, in Newell from 1992 until 1999 and in Aurelia since 2000. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Alta. He enjoyed woodworking; doing work for family and gifts to special people. He also enjoyed gardening and loved tinkering and fixing anything.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his god-child Lori Sokolowski, a sister and brother-in-law Marvel and Dr. Elmer Pick, a brother Donald Hahn and a brother-in-law Gene Clymens.

He is survived by his wife Janet and his children: Barry (Julie) Hahn of Alta; Rebecca (Brad) Tesch of Columbus, Ga.; Cynthia (Rob) Germann of Wall lake; Nadine Chapman of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; Amy Hahn and her special friend Richard "Rick" Bohler of Cape Coral, Fla.; Karin (Nick) Breedveld of Otsego, Mich.; 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, his brother Robert (Mary) Hahn of Cherokee, and his sister Delores Clymens of Aurelia; several nieces and nephews.