In loving memory of

Lonnie Hassler
August 11, 1946 - October 18, 2020

Lonnie J. Hassler, age 74, of Oronoco, MN died October 18, 2020 at the Veterans Hospital in Minneapolis after a courageously fought battle with COVID 19.

Lonnie was born August 11, 1946 in Red Wing, MN the son of Warren and Lucille (Hall) Hassler. He was a 1965 graduate of Pine Island High School. He entered into the United States Army on September 21, 1966 and served in the Vietnam war until his honorable discharge. Lonnie was employed at Land O Lakes in maintenance for over 33 years.

Lonnie was a skilled wood carver, enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of VFW Pine Island.

He is survived by his sons, Miles Hassler of Oronoco, MN and Reid Hassler of Cottonwood, AZ; granddaughter, Abbi Hassler; extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Friday, November 6, 2020 at Oronoco Cemetery in Oronoco, MN with full military honors.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Hassler family; to share a special memory of condolence please visit


Mike Bestor wrote on Dec 11, 2020:

"Reid and Miles, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Many fond memories of Lonnie from years ago. "

Christine Mak wrote on Oct 22, 2020:

"Reid and Miles, I am so sorry to hear about your dad."

Myron H. Scharkey wrote on Oct 22, 2020:

"Lonnie's Parents Warren & Lucille were great people and the best Parents Lonnie could have."