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Robert Lyle Overland[1]

Male 1920 - 2003  (82 years)


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  • Name Robert Lyle Overland 
    Born 25 Nov 1920  Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Oct 2003  La Crosse Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 29 Oct 2003  Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Never married
      RUSHFORD, Minn. Robert Lyle Overland, 82, of Rushford died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2003, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis., from complications following open heart surgery.

      Robert was born Nov. 25, 1920, in Winona to Ben and Olga (Helleland) Overland. He grew up in the Rushford area, graduated from Rushford High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942-45.

      Robert never married. He farmed in partnership with his brother, Willard, at Bratsberg until 1997. He moved to Rushford in 1998. He was a faithful member of Rushford Lutheran Church. He loved his family, crossword puzzles, going on rides and to auctions, television and collecting glassware.

      He is survived by two sisters.

      Robert was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Willard Overland.

      The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Rushford Lutheran Church in Rushford, with the Rev. David Watson officiating. Burial, with military honors by the Rushford American Legion, will be in the church cemetery.

      Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Hoff Funeral HomesnRushford Chapel and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.

      Casket bearers will be his nephews.

      Memorials are preferred to the Rushford Lutheran Church.

      Robert was a kind, loving man and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Blessed be his memory. [2, 4]
    Person ID I4741  Mindrum
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2012 

    Father (Benhard) Bennie Overland,   b. 23 Jan 1899, Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1981, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Olga G. Helleland,   b. 27 Oct 1895,   d. 9 Nov 1978, Houston Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1920 
    Family ID F3328  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S639] Robert Lyle Overland obituary, Winonadailynews.com, 28 Oct 2003.

    3. [S6395] Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S640] Robert Lyle Overland obituary, La Crosse Tribune, 1 Nov 2003.