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Francis Bohn

March 26, 1945 — December 20, 2023

Erskine, MN

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Francis Bohn, age 78, of Erskine, MN, passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at Essentia Hospital in Fosston. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 29th, at Garden Valley in Erskine with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service on Saturday (June 29th) at Garden Valley. Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army Honors Team. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Erskine and messages of condolence may be shared at www.carlinfuneral.com

 Francis Kent Bohn was born on March 26, 1945, in Mayville, North Dakota to parents Kenneth and Olive (Hoppe) Bohn. He was raised in Grand Forks and graduated from Central High School in 1963. He attended the University of North Dakota before enlisting in the United States Army. Upon his honorable discharge from the US Army, he was awarded the Purple Heart medal for being wounded during his service in the Vietnam War. He was also awarded the GCMDL and CIB award. He was ranked as First Lieutenant. He subsequently began is lifelong career working for the Grand Forks US Postal Service as an accountant and other positions until retirement.

In 1970 he married Pamela Burns with whom he had four children. In 1994 he married Lynn (Moran) Nelson Larson.

He enjoyed spending time at the lake waterskiing and doing other activities with many family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers David and Keith. Francis is survived by his wife Lynn, brother Kevin, his children, Rusty (Rachel) Bohn, Angie (Troy) Goulet, Amy Bohn, Chad (Kelli) Bohn, John (Jessica) Nelson, Tara (Corey) Brandt and Joseph (Corina) Larson, 12 grandchildren; Brian, Payton, Brayden, Korbin, Kaleb, Emberlin, Alexis, Kendyl, Cash, Mark, Liam, Oscar and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

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Service Schedule

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Family will greet friends

Saturday, June 29, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Garden Valley Technologies

206 Vance Ave S, Erskine, MN 56535

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Memorial Service

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Garden Valley Technologies

206 Vance Ave S, Erskine, MN 56535

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