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Florian J. Lonski 1929-2012

Florian J. Lonski, 83, of Perham and Dent, passed away on Nov. 30. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Perham Living Chapel with Father Matthew Kuhn officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at the chapel. Burial will take place in the St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery in Perham.

Florian was born in Perham on June 24, 1929, the son of Ambrose and Helen (Sazama) Lonski. He grew up on the family farm in Dent and farmed the land until he retired and moved to Perham. Florian enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards and bingo.

Surviving Florian is his sister, Gertrude Ulschmid; brother, Paul Lonski; three nieces; four nephews; and many great- and great-great nieces and nephews.

Preceding Florian in death are his parents; sister, Martha Ulschmid; two brothers-in-law, Everett and John Ulschmid; niece, Karen Christensen; and one great-nephew, Christopher.

Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, is handling the arrangements. For online condolences, visit