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Richard Harry Norman "Harry" Aune
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1928
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 2010
Saint Peter
Nicollet County
Minnesota, USA

Richard "Harry" Aune, age 82, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all who knew him, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, September 7th in St. Peter, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elaine, sons Greg (Julie), Mark (Janis), Richard (Tami), Timothy (Anne), and nine grandchildren.
Harry was a graduate of Underwood (MN) High School, Augsburg College, and was awarded a Master of Arts from the University of Minnesota. He was a veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict in the 7th Army. Harry had a long and successful career as a music educator, teaching in Bigfork and Grand Rapids till his retirement in 1990. He was a prominent figure in the music and cultural life of Grand Rapids. He lead the church choir at Zion Lutheran Church for 27 years, conducted the Blandin Male Chorus for 17 years, and his beautiful baritone voice blessed the community at numerous events and countless venues. Harry was a passionate golfer, enjoyed woodworking, cross country skiing, crossword puzzles, and above all, being with his family.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm, Sunday, September 12, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Grand Rapids, MN with visitation beginning at 2:00 pm. Rev. Lynn Ronsberg will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Richard and Elaine Aune Music Scholarship (Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation).
Inurnment with full Military Honors will be in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Columbarium.
Obituary from Grand Rapids Herald-Review, Grand Rapids, MN 
 
Burial:
Zion Lutheran Church Columbarium
Grand Rapids
Itasca County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Jean Quentmeyer
Originally Created by: J, J, & C
Record added: Sep 11, 2010
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Richard Harry Norman Harry Aune
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Richard Harry Norman Harry Aune
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Richard Harry Norman Harry Aune
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