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Lorna Panning

September 3, 1922 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 101) 101 Years Old

Lorna Panning Obituary

Lorna Panning, age 101 of Green Isle, passed away on February 4, 2024, at Bayside Manor in

Gaylord. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2024, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Green Isle. Rev. Eric Rapp will officiate. Visitation will be two hours hour prior to the

service at church on Friday morning. Interment will be in the church cemetery followed by a

luncheon at the church social hall.

Lorna was born in Young America on September 3, 1922, to Carl and Wilhelmina (Schrupp)

Stender. She was baptized September 19, 1922, and confirmed April 5, 1936. On June 15, 1946, she married Ralph Panning at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Young America. The couple resided in rural Green Isle.  They were married for 33 years before Ralph passed in 1980.

She worked many years as a homemaker and ran the family dairy farm alongside Ralph and their son David. She enjoyed raising the chickens, tending to the young animals, gardening and canning. She even continued to help with the farm work in the later years.

Throughout her life, she enjoyed traveling, dancing on Sundays, playing cards with her friends, casinos (she always managed to “break even”), hearing about what the great-grandkids were doing, and the MN Twins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Meta (Gunnar) Miller and brother, Carl (Leona) Stender Jr.

Lorna is survived by her son David (Sheila) Panning of Green Isle. Granddaughters, Kara (Kevin) Dose of Arlington and Kacy (Cody) Honl of Waconia. Great Grandchildren Riley & Taylor Honl and Logan Dose along with Nieces and Nephews.

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Funeral Service
February 9, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
240 Cleveland Ave.
Green Isle, MN 55338


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