Orlyn Hamborg


Orlyn G. Hamborg, age 92, of Sunburg, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 26, at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 2, at the Sunburg Free Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, at the family’s home (9111 225th Ave NW, Sunburg, MN 56273) and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Sunburg Funeral Home.

Orlyn Gerald Hamborg was born on July 21, 1928, on a farm in Colfax Township, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, the son of Casper and Ruth (Hanson) Hamborg. He grew up in the rural Belgrade community, was baptized and confirmed at Crow River Lutheran Church and received his education in country school. Following 8th grade, Orlyn began working for area farmers to help support his family. In his late teens, he moved out west to work for farmers in Montana and Arizona. He eventually returned to the area and farmed with his brothers. On January 14, 1962, Orlyn was united in marriage to Marion Johnson Freese of rural Sunburg. They made their home in Norway Lake Township on a dairy farm where they raised their seven children. Orlyn loved farming, especially doing custom work with his friend, Sig, his horse teams, hauling cattle and driving around the countryside looking at the crops. He loved his time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Linda (and Wayne) Evenson of DeGraff, Kevin Hamborg of Sunburg, Debra Hamborg of Sunburg, Annette (and Stanley) Dingmann of Benson, Kevin Hamborg of Richfield, Mary (and Joseph) Urban of Sunburg and David (and Lynette) Hamborg of Sunburg; fifteen grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Eunice (and Mervin) Kuehn of Richfield; brothers-in-law, Richard (and Karen) Revak of Danbury, WI. And Don Aasen of New London and a sister-in-law, Betty Hamborg of Olivia, besides other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion in 2005; two great grandchildren, Adalee and Skye; three brothers, Marvin, Casper Jr. and Ronald and two sisters, Stella and Ruthann.

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