Lorvin H. Laue

FAIRMONT – Funeral services for Lorvin H. Laue, 89, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilbert, Minn. Burial will be following the service in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Wilbert, Minn.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, and will continue one hour prior to the time of service Saturday at the church. Lorvin passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont.

Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lorvin Henry Laue was born July 11, 1924, on the family farm in Silver Lake Township to parents Dietrich and Martha (Linnemeyer) Laue. He was baptized on Aug. 3, 1924, and later confirmed on April 10, 1938, at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilbert. Lorvin also attended school at the St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Wilbert until he began helping his brother and father on the family farm.

On May 11, 1958, Lorvin was united in marriage to Dorothy Zempel at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fairmont, Minn. Together the couple made their home on the family farm in Silver Lake Township. Lorvin farmed for many years raising grain and livestock with his father, Dietrich and brother, Werner. Lorvin also worked at Stokley’s and drove the road grader for Silver Lake Township for many years. His true love was farming and even as he aged, Lorvin loved tending to the livestock and working in the field. He also enjoyed socializing with friends over a cup of coffee.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Dorothy Laue of Fairmont, Minn.; sons, Allen Laue of Fairmont, Minn., and Gerald Laue and special friend, Debra Leuck of Fairmont, Minn.; brother-in-law, Arlen Maschoff of Jackson, Minn.; sister-in-law, Erma Laue of Fairmont, Minn.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Lorvin was preceded in death by his parents, Dietrich and Martha Laue; infant son, Larry Lorvin Laue; brother, Werner Laue; three sisters, Alice Fisher, Elna Schultze and Lorena Maschoff; and two brothers-in-law, Roy Fisher and Erwin Schultze.