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Myron Pigman

April 4, 1934 May 22, 2014
Myron Pigman
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Obituary for Myron Pigman

Lakefield, MN

      Myron “Mike-Sonny” Pigman, age 80, was born on April 4, 1934, in Worthington, MN, the son of Leon and Lena (Stumpf) Pigman. He farmed in Ewington Township, Jackson County until 1959, when he moved to Lakefield, MN. Sonny worked at the creamery in Lakefield and then for the Standard Station, which he eventually purchased. He then managed the Lakefield Liquor Store. Sonny was a handyman and helped others with carpentry and construction on houses and cabinets. He also tilled gardens for others. Sonny was involved in the planning and remodeling of the church. He enjoyed motorcycling, snowmobiling, flowers, playing cards and marbles, and spending time and traveling with family. Sonny died on Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.

      Myron is survived by his siblings, Leona Kinsey of Sioux Falls, SD, Dorathy Rients of DeMotte, IN, Donna (Melvin) VanderVeen of Round Lake, MN, Walter Pigman of Sioux Falls, SD, and Jeanne (Verlon) Ponto of Round Lake, MN; sister-in-law, Dorothy Pigman of Missouri City, TX, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Robert Pigman, two brothers-in-law, Melvin Kinsey and Mike Rients, one sister-in-law, Gloria Pigman, three nieces, and two nephews.

      Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at the Grace Lutheran Church in rural Worthington, MN, with Rev. Mark Yackel-Juleen officiating. Casket bearers will be Darrel Ponto, Darren Ponto, Jim VanderVeen, Don Majerus, Kevin Myers, Lee Rients, and Kim Pigman. Honorary bearers will be Justin Bennett and Fred Diemer. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

      Visitation will be held on Monday, May 26, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.


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