Herman Aune, of Cambridge, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He ws 85 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Rich Chronis officiating.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held from 3:00-6:00 pm on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
INURNMENT will be at 11:30 am Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Assembly Area 2.
Herman F. Aune, age 85, of Cambridge, formerly of Braham, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at Abbott Hospital.
Herman F. Aune was born October 30, 1926 to Ole and Bertina Aune at the family farm in Underwood, MN. He graduated from Underwood High School, and then was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served in Germany during the occupation. When he returned home, he attended Augsburg College where he graduated in 1950 with a major in music and history. He began teaching in Hoffman, MN. In the fall of 1951, he moved to Braham and began teaching. He taught in the Braham school district as a band, choir, and history teacher. He retired after 37 years. Herman directed the Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church choir for 40 years. He also loved spending time with his family, fishing, reading, gardening, and crossword puzzles.
On June 6, 1953, Herman married the love of his life, Jerrie A. Gustafson in Braham, MN. Herman and Jerrie resided in Braham where they raised 6 children. In 2000, they moved to Riverhills in Cambridge, Minnesota.
Herman is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Ole III, Ruth, Esther, Edith, Richard, and Wilfred.
He is survived by his wife, Jerrie, and children: Eric (Judy) Aune of Norwood Young America, MN; John (Rebecca) Aune of Bedford, TX; Rebecca (Justin) Aune of Minneapolis, MN; Kathy (Jim) Wade of Bolton, MA; Caroline (Virgil) Lindstrom of Cambridge, MN; and Dan (Kim) Aune of St. Louis Park, MN; grandchildren: Jaron (fiancé Liz) Aune, Ben (Lindsey) Aune, Betsy (Tommy) Blank, Jenni Aune, Kirsten (Nolan) Radford, Nate (Laura) Aune, Chelsea (Jason) Rojo, Emelia Lindstrom, Rachel (Robert) Lahr, Andrew Wade, Alee Wade, Sonja Aune, Arick Wade, Abigail Wade, Megan Aune, Nick Aune, Natalie Aune; one great-grandchild; sister-in-law Elaine Aune; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.