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Roy Lahnala, 72
Roy A. Lahnala, 72, of New Prague, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
He was born July 17, 1936, in Leaf Lake Township, Ottertail County, a son of Charles and Ellen (Ojala) Lahnala. Born and raised at New York Mills, he attended Ottertail County District School and New York Mills High School. Roy married Jeanette Michel on August 31, 1968, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in New Prague. He worked in building construction for Nieman Roofing and Kratochvil Construction and also worked at Minnesota Valley Engineering (MVE). He served in the U.S.