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Charlotte G. LaBonne

October 26, 1938 - May 12, 2021

Charlotte G. LaBonne, 82, of Canton, Minnesota passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, onWednesday, May 12, 2021 at Caledonia Rehab and Retirement.

Charlotte was born October 26, 1938 in Preble Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota to Martin and Gilma (Treangen) Dragvold.  She went to school in  Blackhammer and Houston. On September 17, 1964 she married William LaBonne. They lived in Monroe Center, Illinois and until 1982 when they moved to Minnesota City, Minnesota where they owned and operated the Palomino Bar. Charlotte had workedat Grant’s in LaCrosse. They moved to rural Harmony where they had a hobby farm with numerous animals and gardens for over ten years. She also owned and operated Labonne’s Drive-In in Harmony for a short time.  They then moved to Canton.

Charlotte enjoyed playing BINGO and gambling, baking, her flowers, and most of allspending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Charlotteis survived by two children Julie of Rushford, and Rick (Diane Dungy) of Harmony; grandchildren Jesse (Matt Engen), Nikki (Jordan Klemp), April, Shawnee, Mercedes, and Chloe; great grandchildren Brayden, Laiten, and Lexi Engen, and Wyatt and Veyda Charlotte Klemp; and two sisters Marlene Morken of Spring Grove, and Linda Gorder of Peterson.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill; two sisters Helen Valadez and Evelyn Jonak; and a brother Gerald Dragvold.

Visitation will be 5-7 PM Wednesday, May 26th at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel with a farewell meal to follow at the American Legion, 114 N. Main Street, Mabel.

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