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Lavern "Bud" Alvin Haglund
(October 4, 1922 - May 1, 2012)

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The funeral service for Lavern “Bud” A. Haglund will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4th, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lake City, MN with Pastor Daniel R. Kroll officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Lake City, MN with Military Rites by the Lake City VFW Post #8729 and the American Legion Post #110.

Mr. Haglund, 89, of Lake City, MN died Tuesday afternoon, May 1, 2012 at Mayo Clinic Health System – Lake City Hospital in Lake City, MN.

Lavern Alvin Haglund was born October 4, 1922 in Chester Township, Wabasha County, MN to Alvin and Elda (Klindworth) Haglund. He attended rural Wabasha County Schools and St. John’s Lutheran School in Lake City, MN. Bud served in the US Army from August 27, 1946 to September 25, 1947. On July 28, 1950 he married Marcella Priebe Heins at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lake City. Bud spent his entire lifetime in the Lake City area the last 57 years in his present home.

Bud was employed by Gillett-Eaton in Lake City for 9 years, and by Hans Peters Construction for several years. He then partnered with Ken Ahlers in Construction Business in Lake City, and then worked for Union Carpenter at Prairie Island at Red Wing.

Bud was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lake City, MN and a former member of the Lake City Sportsman Club. He enjoyed going fishing, deer hunting, camping, playing cards, gardening, baseball and softball, and loved watching the birds.

Bud is survived by his wife, Marcella Haglund of Lake City, MN; six daughters, Sandra (Jerry Buck) Soine of Lake City, MN, Virginia (Floyd) Maiwald of Golden, MO, Gloria (Barry) Holst of Goodhue, MN, Stephanie (Bill) Sexton of Millville, MN, Marcene (Richard) Moyer of Lake City, MN, and Sherryl (Bill) Barton of Lake City, MN; three sons, Jon (Lorraine) Heins of Dodge Center, MN, Tom (Sandra) Haglund of Plainview, MN, and Lavern “Al” (Geri) Haglund, Jr. of Lake City, MN; 20 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Harriet Lichtblau, Mildred Lichtblau, and Lorraine Glander all of Lake City, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and 1 sister.

Friends and family may visit from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 3rd, at Schleicher Funeral Homes, Lake City Chapel in Lake City, MN and one hour prior to the service at the Church.


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