Lloyd A. Farbo, 96, a lifelong Lancaster, Minnesota farmer passed away at Karlstad Healthcare Center in Karlstad, Minnesota on Friday, April 29, 2016. Lloyd was born December 18, 1919 to Andrew and Anna (Lorentsen) Farbo on the family farm in Caribou Township of Kittson County. He was the last of 12 children born to Andrew and Anna to pass away. Lloyd grew up on the family farm and attended country schools. In 1939 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Oakes. She passed away in 1943. Lloyd farmed in McKinley Township and on October 18, 1957 was united in marriage to Harriet Norland. The couple farmed until their retirement in 1997 and moved into Lancaster. Harriet passed away on October 9, 2004. Lloyd was a member on Sion Lutheran Church.
Family members include a son, Forrest (Vicki) Farbo, Byron IL; daughters, Shirley Nordine, Concord, CA and Cheryl King, Pacifica, CA; seven grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his 11 siblings.
. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Sion Lutheran Church, Lancaster, Minnesota. Interment will be in Riverview Memorial Garden Cemetery, Lancaster. Rev. Melodi Hagen, presiding; Jacki Przekwas, organist with special music by Erik Finney and Galen Nordin. Casket bearers will be Lloyd’s grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Austin Funeral Chapel in Hallock on Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.