Carlyle ‘Cubby’ Landgrebe — Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY — A memorial service for Carlyle "Cubby" Landgrebe will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Laura Fladten officiating.

Mr. Landgrebe, 81, of Rochester, formerly of Spring Valley, died Friday (Feb. 2, 2007) at Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

He was born June 23, 1925, in Elgin, N.D., and was a 1944 graduate of Carson High School. He served in the U.S. Army in Europe with the Signal Corp from 1944 to 1945. After leaving the military, he returned to North Dakota and attended Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., where he pursued a degree in music. On April 16, 1949, he married Shirley Ann Carlson in Two Harbors, Minn. He was a music teacher in a number of Minnesota school districts until moving to Spring Valley in 1971. He served as Spring Valley High School principal from 1971 to 1989. He became a resident of Shorewood Senior Campus in 2003. He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley. He enjoyed tennis, golf and woodworking.

Survivors include five sons, David (Laurie) of Barrington, Ill., Robert (Cindy) of Eagan, Minn., Eric "Rick" (Maurita) of Burnsville, Ronald "Mark" (Brenda) of Stewartville and Paul (Molly) of Plymouth, Minn.; nine grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and two brothers, Arnold of Carson, N.D., and Wayne of Racine, Wis. He was preceded in death by his wife, a son, Gary; a grandson, Grant; a sister and two brothers.

Friends may call an hour before the service Monday at the church. The family prefers memorials to Season Hospice in Rochester or the Mayo Foundation.


Thauwald Funeral Home in Spring Valley is in charge of arrangements.

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