Lon Delano Fjetland
September 27, 1948 - September 25, 2018
CLEAR LAKE – Lon Delano Fjetland, 69, of Clear Lake, died Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at Oakwood Care Center in Clear Lake surrounded by his family and best friend, Ron, in a sleeping bag in the closet.
Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake.
Lon was born September 27, 1948, the son of Clifford and Verlette (Moen) Fjetland in Forest City. He married Roxann Helmers on October 10, 1968, at Forest City Evangelical Lutheran Church.
A graduate of Forest City High School, Lon continued his education at NIACC in Mason City. He owned and operated the Forest City Dairy for several years before becoming the director of corporate services at Winnebago Industries.
Lon was a member of the Forest City Evangelical Lutheran Church. He was also the drummer of the Rondels Band for 25 years, which included his two brothers, Collin and Jerry, and a close family friend, Lou Banta.
Lon is survived by his wife, Roxann Fjetland of Clear Lake; four children, Brandon Fjetland of Clear Lake, Holly (Kent) Brcka of Mason City, Blair Fjetland of Clear Lake and Blain Fjetland of Clear Lake; five grandchildren, Riley and Blake Fjetland, Olivia, Alex and Nick Brcka; a sister, Virginia (Dennis) Loux of Clear Lake; a brother, Jay Rassmuson of Humboldt, IA; father-in-law, Don Helmers of Estherville, IA; three sisters-in-law, Carmen Fjetland of Woden, IA, Cindy (Kerm) Balvance of Forest City and Anna Fuhrman of Eden Prairie, MN; two brothers-in-law, Tom (Juanita) Helmers of Kansas City, MO and Jon Helmers of Champaign, IL; many nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Ron Tannahill of Clear Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jerry and Collin Fjetland; mother-in-law, Leora Srock; and two brothers-in-law, Rick Srock and Dale Fuhrman.
Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel, 101 N. 4th St., Clear Lake. 641-357-2193. ColonialChapels.com.