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Herman Albert Zietlow

February 11, 1911 ~ June 30, 1978 (age 67)

Herman Albert Zietlow, Jr., was born to Herman Zietlow, Sr. and Louise (Thierfeld) Zietlow February 11, 1911, at Springfield, Minnesota. At the age of three he moved with his family to Tyro Township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. He was baptized at Springfield and confirmed at the Tyro Lutheran Church on July 5, 1925.

On May 1, 1938, Herman was united in marriage to Ruth C. Koepp. Their marriage was blessed with two children: Delbert of Boyd, Minnesota, and Linda (Mrs. Gordon Hagen) of Northwood, North Dakota. Herman and his wife farmed in this area for many years.

Herman passed away June 30, 1978, at the Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital, at the age of 67 years, after a lingering illness.

Mr. Zietlow is survived by his son and daughter; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; one brother, Leonard of Minneapolis; three sisters: Elsie of Clarkfield, Helen of Boyd, and Hulda, also of Clarkfield.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Ruth, in 1962; three brothers: Erwin, Alfred and Albert; and one sister, Alma.


February 11, 1911 ~ June 30, 1978

Funeral Services
Monday, July 3, 1978, 2:00 p.m.
Zion Lutheran Church, Tyro Township
Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota

Officiating, Rev. M. S. Langemo

Organist, Mrs. William Jahn

Vocal Music
Alfred Jessen, Ronald Jessen
Veryl Jessen, Scott Jessen, Bradley Jessen

Casket Bearers
Maynard Koepp ~ Vernon Loose
Arlen Loose ~ Donald Zietlow
Dennis Loose ~ Ordell Zietlow

Final Resting Place
Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Tyro Township
Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota

Arrangements by Lynner Funeral Home Since 1891
Clarkfield Minnesota


July 3, 1978
2:00 p.m.
Zion Lutheran Church
Tyro Township
Yellow Medicine County


Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Tyro Township
Yellow Medicine County

 Service Information

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