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Allen "Bud" Lahren

February 17, 1932 - July 25, 2017

Funeral Service - Friday

July 28, 2017
- 1:00 PM

Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred

Visitation - Friday

July 28, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred


Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel

Allen "Bud" Lahren

February 17, 1932 - July 25, 2017


Allen “Bud” Lahren, 85, Fargo, formerly Davenport, North Dakota passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Eventide, Fargo.

Bud was born February 17, 1932 in Kindred, North Dakota to Ben and Amy (Driscoll) Lahren. He graduated from Kindred High School in 1950. He was a lifetime farmer on the family farm and was a Crop Duster until his retirement in the mid 90’s. He married Carol Olson on November 6, 1953 and they made their home on the family farm until moving to Fargo in 2013.

Bud was an avid hunter, enjoyed golfing, traveling, spending time with family and friends and always liked to go out to eat.

He is survived by his wife of 63 ½ years, Carol; daughters, Peggy Lahren, Phoenix, AZ, Sue (Loren) Mairs, Edinburg, ND; grandchildren, Amanda (Tom) Tang, West Fargo, ND, Amie Lahren, Mapleton, ND, Avery Lahren, Fargo, ND, Aricka Lahren, Moorhead, MN, Steven Mairs, Edinburg, ND; step-grandson, Garett (Jennifer) Mairs, Colfax, ND, 5 great-grandchildren and 1 step great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Lahren in 2001, parents and siblings.

Funeral Service: 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 28, 2017 at Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred with visitation starting at 12:00 P.M.

Burial: Kindred Cemetery, Kindred, ND.


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5 responses to “Allen B. Lahren”

  1. Cheryl (Engen) Lindstrom says:

    Rest In Peace Bud! My condolences to Carol, Peggy, Sue & all the family.
    Bud was a nice guy, a good neighbor. Prayers to all!

  2. Y. McBeath says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 give you some solace during this difficult time. May you have comfort from God and the cherished memories.

  3. Steve Floyd says:

    To all those who loved “Bud” and cherish his memory, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope God gives you true peace. He promises to do away with death, sorrow, pain and suffering. (Revelation 21:1-4) Jesus promises to bring back to life all of those in the graves, some to everlasting life. (John 5:28, 29). I hope you might find some comfort in these words. You can contact me if you like. There is much more in the Bible that can bring comfort and peace. Email me at
    garrison80225@ gmail .com

  4. Susan Engen says:

    Carol, Peggy, Sue & Family–I am so sorry to hear of Bud’s passing! Loved growing up with the Lahren family as our neighbors! Bud was always so friendly and calm. Loved his laugh! May you find peace in your memories!!!

  5. Faye Labatt says:

    Carol, Peggy, and Sue, my sincere condolences. The photo you chose for the write-up is perfect, showing the smile of a kind and thoughtful man, as well as his humor. He was salt-of-the-earth; a good guy.

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