Jon Mitlyng, of Montevideo, died Thursday, April 2, 2020 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne at the age of 76.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Updates will be posted on our website.
Jon David Mitlyng was born in Montevideo, MN on July 25, 1944 to Arnold D. Mitlyng and Agnes T. (Belsaas) Mitlyng. He was baptized and confirmed at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Baxter and continued to be a member there all of his life. Jon graduated from Montevideo High School in 1961. After graduating high school in 1961, he joined the US Navy and served for four years. Jon and Marion Maus were married in 1964 and returned in 1975 to the family farm to carry out his passion of farming. He was a member of VFW Post 380.
Jon is survived by his wife, Marion D. Mitlyng of Clara City, MN; two sons: Matthew (Anita) Mitlyng of Anoka, MN and David (Tristie) Mitlyng of Denver, CO; five grandchildren: Alicia, Demie, Andrew, James, and Gregory; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth A. (Paul) Gustafson of Ely, MN; and numerous extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents: Arnold and Agnes Mitlyng; a stillborn son, Lance D. Mitlyng; and a sister, Judy Marshall.
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