Lola (Kruger) Lysne, age 92, of Austin, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Austin.
Lola was born on June 14, 1919 in Parshall, North Dakota to Clarence and Mathilda (Holden) Orpen. Lola attended school in Hayfield. On February 23, 1938, Lola married Marvin Kruger in Rochester, MN. After Marvin’s death in 1967, Lola married Harold Lysne.
Lola was very artistic; she enjoyed painting, cross stitch and crocheting and she was known for her gardening and flowers. Lola especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Lola was preceded in death by her husbands, Marvin Kruger and Harold Lysne; son, Larry Kruger; son-in-law, Larry Jensen and sister, Donna Nowell.
Lola is survived by her daughters: Barbara Jensen, Austin, MN; and Becky (Steve) Schneberger, Cloquet, MN; step daughters: Pam (Alan) Wigant, Austin, MN; Judy (Mike) Wolfe, Tempe, AZ; 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren; brother: Clarence (Joanne) Orpen, Jr, Austin, MN; sister: Marilyn (Hollis) Jacobsen, Columbus, MT.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with the Reverend Karen Behling officiating. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Visitation will be at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary from 5 to 8 pm on Friday and for one hour before the service on Saturday.