Oct. 9, 1927-Nov. 26, 2012
CANBY - Services for Erlin Herman Ochsendorf, 85, of Canby will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Nicolai Lutheran Church in Canby. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Birk Funeral Home in Canby, with a prayer service at 8 p.m., and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in the Canby City Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by Peden-Cole American Legion Post 109 of Gary, S.D.
He died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Sylvan Court Nursing Home in Canby
He was born Oct. 9, 1927, to Herman and Emelie (Jants) Ochsendorf in Hammer Township, Yellow Medicine County. He entered the United States Army in January 1946 serving as a medic until August 1946.
Survivors include his wife, Angie of Canby; children, Kevin of Willmar, Bruce of Willmar and Todd of Fredericksburg, Va.; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Emily Hansen of Canby and Herman, Jr. "Butch" of Marshall.