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John A. Silrum, 96

May 1, 2010

Blue Earth — John A. Silrum, age 96, of Blue Earth, died April 26, 2010, at United Hospital, in Blue Earth.

Funeral Services were held April 29, 2010, at the Faith Lutheran Church, in Blue Earth. The Rev. Brent Walker officiated. Burial was in West Cemetery, Rake, Iowa. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

John was born on Dec. 27, 1913, at Faribault County, the son of Christian and Kiai (Legvold) Silrum.

John is survived by his wife, Dorothy Silrum, of Blue Earth; son, Daryl (Karen) Silrum, of Des Moines, Iowa, daughter, Valerie (Dick) Boyer, of Bozeman, Mont.; stepsons, Kenneth (Kathy) Hanson, of Austin and Keith (Lori) Hanson, of Mankato; stepdaughter, Lavonn Thompson, of Elmore; 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com