LYMAN RODENBORG

Lyman Rodenborg, formerly of Mora, died on Saturday, June 19, 2010 in Michigan. He was 85 years old.

A FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 2:30 PM on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Quamba Baptist Church with Rev. Ivan Fiske presiding.

VISITATION will be held from 5-8PM on Friday, June 25, 2010 at the Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.

INTERMENT will be following the service at Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.

Lyman John Rodenborg, of Mora, Minnesota, passed away on June 19, 2010 at the home of his son in Kawkawlin, Michigan, at the age of 85.
He was born February 20, 1925 in Manchester, South Dakota to the late Henry M. Rodenborg and Golda I. (Purdy) Rodenborg.
Lyman was a retired farmer and school bus driver. He was a member of Quamba Baptist Church.
On October 6, 1946 he married the former Sylvia Parson in Brunswick Baptist Church, Brunswick, MN, and she survives him. Other survivors include three sons: Gordon (Beth) Rodenborg of Kawkawlin, MI; Merle (Jean) Rodenborg of Mikado, MI; Reuben (Kathy) Rodenborg of Finlayson, MN; a daughter Ruth Johnson of Brooklyn Park, MN; and a sister Lois Anderson of Brunswick, MN.
Also surviving are 4 granddaughters Amanda (Brian) Zudell of Bay City, MI; Naomi (Alex) Held, Alyssa Johnson, and Kirsten Johnson all of Brooklyn Park, MN; and one great granddaughter, Amaya Rodenborg, of Michigan; his sisters-in-law Ardis Wilkening, Betty Rodenborg, Caroline Parson, Delores Rodenborg, Marjorie Parson and Muriel Kennedy; brothers-in-law, Jean (Lois) Parson, Wayne (Carol) Parson, Don (Judy) Parson, and many nieces, nephews, and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by both his parents; his mother & father-in-law Laura and Karl Parson; his brothers Harold and Everette Rodenborg; brothers-in-law Emil Mattkins, Johnny Danielson, Clifford Anderson; Merwyn Parson, Zenus Bicking, Emery Parson, and Lloyd Wilkening; sister-in-law, Muriel Bicking.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, June 26th at Quamba Baptist Church in Quamba, MN. Rev. Ivan Fiske officiated. Music was provided by Deb Menze, Phil and Jeanne Halvorson. Pallbearers were Matt Anderson, Doug Holter, Ivan Rodenborg, Gaylen Bicking, Merlin Bicking, Donavon Stromberg and Michael Parson. Interment was at Rice Lake Cemetery in rural Braham
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4 guestbook entries for LYMAN RODENBORG

  1. Brenda Kougang June 23, 2010 at 9:21 pm #

    My condolences to the family. Lyman was my bus driver growing up and a very special one. He always had a smile on his face. He always enjoyed the special treats given to him during the holidays like Valentine’s Day. My favorite memory is getting to sit on top of the engine of his flat nosed bus. He was special and also because he loved Jesus.

  2. Charlene Douglas June 25, 2010 at 3:11 pm #

    Lyman, was my “uncle by marriage” to my Mother’s sister, Sylvia. I enjoyed the many holidays we all got together with family, and Lyman was always there with a joke or two for us, and always smiling and happy. His accordian playing was especially awesome, and my own brother, Leighton, has taken up accordian-fun-times also. Lyman will be missed!

  3. Bill & Dawn Johnson July 1, 2010 at 7:11 pm #

    May you rest in peace Lyman!

  4. kristine wood August 10, 2010 at 1:03 am #

    Wow. Can’t believe johns gone. He was my absolute favorite bus driver. One memory I have is around christmas time, he always had about 6 24 packs of pop that he would give out to all of the students and our friends, and my youngest sister and I were always his last stop for the afterboon. He would ask us if we wanted to take home most of the pop leftover. He was always smiling and a great guy. Another memory I have of him was whenever a student would stand up, he’d either keep steppin on the brakes til they sat back down, or stopped the bus completely. My family was really good friends with him and his family. I know I’ll miss him terribly.

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