Ronald Thomas Lien

Ronald Thomas Lien

Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 14 Jan 2005 (aged 63)
Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 100284519 · View Source
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ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Ronald T. Lien will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Rochester, with the Rev. Dillman Baker Sorrells officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester.

Mr. Lien, 63, of Rochester died Friday (Jan. 14, 2005) at his home. He was born May 30, 1941, in Austin, attended grade school at LeRoy Elementary, and graduated from Adams High School. He later received his bachelor's degree in secondary math and English education from Winona State University and was a junior-senior high school math and English teacher at West Concord, Kellogg and Rochester-John Adams schools in a 35-year career. He received the Human Relations Award from the Rochester Education Association.

His wife, Ann, who survives, is a retired occupational therapist in the Rochester Public Schools. The couple was married June 30, 1964, in Adams.

He restored antiques for a hobby and, for the past six years, sold some of them on eBay. He enjoyed basketball, golf, history, visiting the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, and working on genealogy.

Survivors include his mother, Juletta Lien; three daughters, Julie (Brian) O'Connell of Champlin, Minn., Amy Lien (Erik Fritsche) of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Jenny Lien of Minneapolis; two grandchildren; and a sister, Tudi (Dick) Yohke of Burnsville, Minn.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Ranfranz Vine Funeral Homes, Rochester chapel, and an hour before the service Tuesday at the church.

Parents: Bennard Clarence Lien & Juletta Elizabeth Kasel
Sister: Maureen

Wife: Ann Schissel (married 6/30/1964)
Children: Julie, Amy, & Jennifer

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  • Created by: S Hemingway
  • Added: 6 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100284519
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ronald Thomas Lien (30 May 1941–14 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100284519, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by S Hemingway (contributor 46900131) .