Farming Rural 07

Clair A. Loken

October 26, 1940 ~ March 15, 2020 (age 79)


Private funeral services for Clair A. Loken will be held at a later date, with Kermit Singelstad officiating.  Burial will be in the Oaklawn Cemetery, Emmons, MN.

Clair passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN.  He was 79 years old.

Clair Adrian Loken was born on the family farm on October 26, 1940 in Emmons, MN to parents Lewis and Alice (Johnson) Loken.  He attended Country School #105, walking across their field to get to school.  He was baptized, confirmed, and was a lifetime member of Emmons Lutheran Church.  He graduated from Emmons High School in 1958.  Clair farmed his entire life.  Growing crops and caring for livestock was what Clair enjoyed doing.  When he could, he would get away from the farm and attend local auctions around the area, always looking for a bargain.

He is preceded in death by both parents, Lewis and Alice Loken; sister, Dorothy (Lawrence) Scott; and a nephew, Brian Scott.

Surviving members of his family include his brother, Charles Loken of Walters, MN; sister, Phyllis (Maynard) Erickson of Emmons, MN; nieces and nephews, Anne (Craig) Blouin of Ellendale, MN, Marcus (Tracy) Erickson of Emmons, MN, Perry (Lisa) Erickson of Emmons, MN, and Angela (Jessup) DeCook of Byron, MN; 13 great-nieces and nephews; and 4 great-great-nieces and nephews.

To protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required by state and local authorities and the CDC. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available with the obituary on our website 


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