Lorin Clayton Kruger, age 85, passed away on June 5, 2016. He entered this world on September 16, 1930 in George, IA, born to Jake and Irene (Hassebrock) Kruger. He went to Country School and later graduated from Ashton High School in Ashton, IA. Lorin served 2 years in Army, stationed in Germany. He was married to Irene Lynn at St. Mary’s Church in Lakefield, MN in 1956. They lived on a farm south of Adrian, MN and moved into Austin, MN in 1969. Lorin loved fishing, sports, and spending time at the cabin in Winter, WI. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Irene Kruger; siblings, Lavina Foster, Fern O’Brien, Anita Jobes, and Arlin Kruger. Lorin is survived by his wife, Irene Kruger; children, Timothy (Ellen) Kruger, Patricia (John) Brown, Kelly (Susan) Kruger, Michael Kruger; grandchildren, Jack Brown, Joshua Brown, Kayla Kruger; siblings, Leon (Marge) Kruger, Myrna Trei, Jan (Conrad) Krans; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. A Graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 11:30 am assembly lane #2 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.