Eldon Jerold Lahlum, 84, of Roseville, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2018 after a courageous 12 year battle with cancer.
He was born in Rothsay, MN and was raised in Pelican Rapids.
As a teenager he worked on a traveling carnival with L.A. Puckett and after graduating high school he moved to St Paul to work at Northwest Airlines. He retired from working in the aviation industry from the company he owned, Mid-west Aerospace, in 2006. He had many hobbies, but family was always the most important to him.
He is preceded in death by his parents Peder and Miranda, brothers Clayton and Curtis, sister Joan, and infant grandson Theodore.
He is survived by his brother Vern Lahlum of Pelican Rapids, Wife of 61 years Dolores, children Susan (Tony) Wright, Jeanette (Steven) Johnson, and Theodore Lahlum; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; other family and friends.
Memorial Service was Tuesday, October 9 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior at Sunset Kapala-Glodek Funeral Chapel, 2250 St Anthony Blvd NE, Mpls MN. Inurnment Sunset Memorial Cemetery.