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Edwin Lemmer

August 12, 1937 — February 7, 2024

Edwin Andrew Lemmer, 86, of Rochester, MN passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

Edwin was born on August 12, 1937, in Winona County, MN to Andrew and Hedwig (Hayertz) Lemmer. He served in the US Army from June 1957-1959 in Germany. He worked for Marigold Dairy and then for the Department of Transportation for 31 years, retiring as a heavy equipment mechanic.

Edwin married Patricia Ebner on October 1, 1960, in Plainview, MN. He will be deeply missed.

Edwin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia Lemmer; children, Mike (Sue) Lemmer, Terri (Terry) Reed, and Nancy Hassett (David Van Antwerp); grandchildren, Brad Lemmer, Melissa (Joe) Goeman, Travis (fiancé Kaitlyn) Reed, Timothy Hassett; great-grandchildren, Jack Lemmer, Wyatt and Ace Goeman.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW in Rochester with Father Tom Loomis officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, February 9, 2024, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Interment will be in Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Minneiska, MN.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Lemmer family. To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com

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Friday, February 9, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes

5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN 55901

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 10, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes

5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester, MN 55901

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