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“Keeping a chin up and the best of memories is how we can always remember such a great man. Ken ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Ken Walls - Cannon Falls, MN

“Chris - I am so sorry for your loss - my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Chris ”
2 of 21 | Posted by: Chris Busiahn - Cannon Falls, MN

“Chris & Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family. Sending lots of hugs and prayers...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Sue Quale - Cannon Falls, MN

“Chris and family, We're so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. Mary and Rod Nelson ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Rod and Mary Nelson - Welch, MN

“R.I.P. Stubby ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Steve winchell

“Ron was like a brother, or a fun uncle! I had a great deal of respect for Ron, and he gave the same back........A great man. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: Ritchie Ferguson - Randolph, MN

“So sorry for your loss, you will be in our prayers.. ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Ed&Arlis Burr - cannon Falls, MN

“Sorry to hear about your unexpected loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Amber Garrett - Cannon Falls, MN

“Chris & family, Our heartfelt sympathies to you all. We are praying for God's comfort and peace now and the days ahead. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Jerry & Marilyn Husaby - MN

“Dear Chris and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Bev Stedman - Cannon Falls, MN

“Our sincere sympathy to your entire fmily in your loss. We are out of town and won't be back until Sunday. Our many many thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Virgil & Dar Qualle - MN

“Chris and family, Words can't begin to express my sincere condolences to all of you at this tragic, sad time. Please know that your friends care...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Nina Pagel

“Chris and family, We are so very sorry! We're thinking of all of you and continue to pray for your comfort and peace! Dave and Ruthie ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Ruthie Sjoblom - Wanamingo, MN

“Ron....my buddy. Viv Brage ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: vivian brage - cannon falls

“Our deepest sympathies for your loss. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Dan Schweich & Deb Stark - Nevis, MN

“Many memories of Ron. Some happy, some absolutely hilarious. He always left you with a smile. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Steve Gesme

“We are so sorry for your unexpected loss. Praying God's peace and comfort for you! Jerry and Kristi ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Kristi Nelson - La Crosse, WI

“Ron always had a smile on his face and had a way of making people feel at ease. He was very friendly, I will always remember how he made me laugh. ...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Kelly Nicolai Smith - Howard Lake, MN

“Chris and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Take care. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Pam Reinke - Cannon Falls, MN

“My condolences to the entire family. Chris, thank goodness you have family and friends with you at this time. I know you will see glimpses of Ron...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Polly Valade

“Rest in peace cousin Ron. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Duane Stave - Minneapolis, MN


Ronald LaVern Klahr, age 61 of Cannon Falls, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday evening, March 13, 2012. Ron was born on October 9, 1950 in Northfield, MN, the son of LaVern and Bernice (Madson) Klahr. Ron was baptized and confirmed as St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Randolph. He married Christine Lamberty on May 22, 1971 at the St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. Ron served in the United States Army Reserve from 1968 to 1974. He became a truck driver at the age of 18 and traveled across the country driving truck. He was passionate about automotive work owning two auto body shops where he tinkered on cars and spent most of his time. He loved to add to his collection of automotive parts; which expanded greatly when he discovered Ebay and Craigslist. Ron was a part of the Randolph Fire Department from 1970 to 1975. He also plowed snow for the city of Randolph and Randolph schools for 25 years. He will be remembered as someone always willing to help those in need without expecting payment in return. Ron adored his grandchildren and he will be missed. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Christine of Randolph Township; his children, Richard (Shannon Ruschmeyer) Klahr of Lakeville, Laura (Robert) Clouse of Nerstrand and Robert (Shawn) Klahr of Randolph; grandchildren, Jessica, Rebecca and Anna Klahr, Trevor, Victoria, Alan and Gwendolyn Clouse, and Elizabeth and Frank Klahr; sister, Sherrie (Joe) Vandenheuvel; mother-in-law, Paralee Lamberty; sisters-in-law, Diane (Bruce) Brage and Sheryl (Barney) Flom; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, LaVern and Bernice Klahr; father-in-law, George Lamberty; and brother-in-law, Kevin Lamberty. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 12-3 p.m. at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 17 at 3 p.m. at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls, with Pastor Joy Bussert officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be all of his grandchildren. Memorials in Ron's memory may be given to the Cannon Falls Veterans Memorial or the Cannon Falls Lions.

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