Kenneth J. Gore(1928 - 2012)

Kenneth J. Gore, 84


March 26, 1928-Dec. 6, 2012

Kenneth John Gore, age 84, Sartell, MN, died Thursday December 6, 2012 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Cloud, MN.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in Benton County Cemetery, Sauk Rapids, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Kenneth was born March 26, 1928 in Winslow, IL to William and Eva (Rackow) Gore. He married Marless V. Svee on October 3, 1951 in Freeport, IL. Kenneth served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed as a machinist for Dezurik's for 34 years, retiring in April 1993. Kenneth was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his children, Bruce (Vikki) Gore of Waite Park, MN; and Nancy (Jim) Freihammer of Sauk Rapids, MN; seven grandchildren, Amy, Andrew, Meleah, Molly, Adam, Maren and Maggie; and seven great grandchildren, Brice, Taylor, Landen, Zander, Emma, Easton and Kali.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marless on April 27, 2007, and one sister, Betty Johnson.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

Memorials are preferred to .


Funeral Home

Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 252-3132

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Dec. 8, 2012