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Lothar Haerle

Nov. 22, 1925-Feb. 15, 2008

Lothar O. Haerle 82, of Detroit Lakes, died Friday, February 15, 2008 at the Sunnyside Care Center of Lake Park.

Lothar Haerle was born to Rev. Karl and Clara (Birr) Haerle on Nov. 22, 1925 in Stewart, Minn., as one of 14 children. Later in life, he moved to Detroit Lakes and worked at Field's gas station and later for his brother, as a bartender and custodian at Bunnell's Rec-reation. When his health permit-ted, Lothar enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also loved having a good visit with friends often play-ing cards and bingo.

Lothar is survived by his sister, Ruth Kluver of Minneapolis; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Lothar were held Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Zion Lutheran Church of Detroit Lakes. The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes has been assisting the family with arrangements.