Myron L. Kingslien Myron Lee Kingslien, age 57, was born on September 2, 1947, in Watertown, South Dakota, to Paul and Bernice (Olson) Kingslien. He grew up on the family farm and graduated from Watertown High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1970, and married Sandra Kay Nelson on September 5, 1970, in Watertown. He graduated from Iowa State University in 1972, and the couple moved to New Ulm, Minnesota, where he began his 32 year career with the 3M Corporation. During his career with 3M he worked and lived in New Ulm, Minnesota; Wahpeton, North Dakota; Eatontown, New Jersey and Austin, Texas, until the time of his death. Myron is survived by his wife, Sandra of Austin; daughters, Carrie and husband Ed Copeland, and Christy and husband Brad Wilcox, all of Austin; son, Daniel Kingslien of Austin; grandson, Connor Copeland; mother, Bernice Kingslien of Mina, South Dakota; brother, Gene and wife Diana Kingslien of Manhattan, Kansas; sister, Kaye and husband Ron Wickard of Mina, South Dakota; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Kingslien. Myron loved fishing and golfing, and was a member of the Balcones Country Club. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather; and his family was the focus of his life. He was a member of the Triumphant Love Lutheran Church in Austin. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at 11:00 a.m., at the Triumphant Love Lutheran Church in Austin, followed by burial with military honors at the Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., at the Cook-Walden Chapel of the Hills on Anderson Mill Road in Austin, and one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials are preferred to the Triumphant Love Lutheran Church. Please make Memorial Contributions to Triumphant Love Lutheran Church.
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Published by Austin American-Statesman on Mar. 28, 2005.