Elmer Henry Baune age 93, of Lamberton, MN died on November 1, 2021, at Valley View Manor Care Center in Lamberton, MN

Visitation will be on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton and will continue Wednesday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lamberton.

Service will be held at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 10:30 am.

The family request masks be used during visitation and Mass.

The clergy will be Father Garrett Ahlers. Interment will be at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Lamberton, MN.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

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 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.

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.