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Daniel W. Braithwaite
Kenyon - Daniel William Braithwaite, age 66, of rural Nerstrand died peacefully at his home on December 2, 2021.Visitation will be on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Michaelson Funeral Home in Kenyon. Dan Braithwaite, the son of Albert and Elaine (May) Braithwaite... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Dec. 3 to Dec. 17, 2021.
Keith R. Cook
Kenyon - Keith Robert Cook, age 68, of Kenyon, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna. Keith was born November 12, 1953, the son of Robert and Glenys (Stoerzinger) Cook in Hastings. He spent much of his early years growing up and working on the... Read More
Bierman Funeral Home - Northfield
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Nov. 28 to Dec. 12, 2021.
Thomas "Tom" Sahl
Kenyon - Thomas Richard Sahl, 66, of Kenyon, died at his home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 4, 2021 of Multiple Systems Atrophy (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-system-atrophy/symptoms-causes/syc-20356153). He was born December 15,... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Dec. 5 to Dec. 19, 2021.
Eunice M. Stenbakken
Kenyon - Eunice M. Stenbakken, 91, of Kenyon died Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Emeralds at Faribault. See full notice at www.michaelsonfuneral.com Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Nov. 25 to Dec. 9, 2021.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Neil J. Braaten
Hastings - Neil J. Braaten, age 36, of Hastings, passed away with family by his side on Nov. 11, 2021. Neil loved his family more than anything. He was a very proud father and dedicated fiancé who gave them the world. Neil coached his daughter, Sophia's softball team for many years... Read More
Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Nov. 16 to Nov. 30, 2021.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Donald James Larsen
Maplewood, MN - Age 76, passed away at home in Maplewood on Nov. 8 following a 20-year battle with Parkinson's. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Lana J. (Kispert), daughters Tanya (Curtis) Hamilton and Cara (Jason) Alferness; grandchildren Nathan and Madilyn; sister... Read More
Wulff Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Nov. 9 to Nov. 23, 2021.
Monday, November 15, 2021
Barbara Lynn Choban
Kenyon - Barbara Lynn Choban, 70, passed away peacefully with family by her side, at her home, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, of cancer. She was born on Jan. 23, 1951 to Helen (Hoover) Bowers and Michael Choban. Barb grew up in South St Paul, MN, graduating South St Paul High School, class... Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Nov. 1 to Nov. 15, 2021.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Beatrice "Bea" Tollefson
Northfield - Beatrice Adeline Tollefson, 89, formerly of Kenyon, MN, died Oct. 26, 2021, in Burnsville, MN. Beatrice "Bea" Holte was born November 22, 1931, and grew up in Blair, WI. After graduation, she met widower Lynn Tollefson, and his daughter, Diane. They married March 8, 1952... Read More
Bierman Funeral Home - Northfield
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Oct. 28 to Nov. 11, 2021.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Lila D. Grose
Kenyon - Lila Dorene (Syverson) Grose, 85 of Kenyon, died Monday, October 25, 2021 at the District One Hospital in Faribault with family at her side. She was born January 20, 1936 in Wanamingo, Minnesota, the daughter of Casper and Clara (Grendahl) Syverson. She attended school in... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Oct. 26 to Nov. 9, 2021.
Monday, November 8, 2021
Dennis Marlin Quimby
Owatonna - Dennis Quimby, 68 of Owatonna, died on October 21, 2021, after a courageous three-year battle with MDS (Myelodysplastic syndrome). A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 28, at the Brick - Meger Funeral Home (1603 Austin... Read More
Brick-Meger Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Oct. 25 to Nov. 8, 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Ronald A. Grose
Kenyon - Ronald Allan Grose, 90, of Kenyon, died Monday, October 18, 2021 at the Northfield Hospital with family at his side. He was born September 24, 1931 in Kenyon, Minnesota the son of Russell and Myrtle (Oelschlager) Grose. He attended school in Kenyon and graduated from Kenyon... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Oct. 20 to Nov. 3, 2021.
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Norma Marie Jacobson
Kenyon - Norma M. Jacobson, age 99, of Kenyon passed away on Saturday, October 9th, 2021 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, where she had resided since August 2021. Norma daughter of Martin and Olianna (Gunderson) Dyrdahl, was born and raised on a farm in the Moland area outside... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Oct. 10 to Oct. 24, 2021.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Pastor John Holte Hagen
Faribault - Pastor John Hagen, age 88, of Faribault, MN, died peacefully at Pleasant Manor on September 25, 2021. John Holte Hagen was born in 1933 in Crookston, Minnesota to George and Evelyn Hagen. His family moved to Tokyo after WWII where he graduated from the American High School... Read More
Boldt Funeral Homes
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 28 to Oct. 12, 2021.
Monday, October 11, 2021
Joan M. Forsberg
Kenyon - Joan Marilyn Forsberg, 94, of Kenyon, died Sunday, September 26, 2021 at her home in Kenyon. She was born September 10, 1927 in Hayfield, Minnesota the daughter of Henry and Mildred (Satron) Osdal. She graduated from Kenyon High School in 1945. On April 4, 1948, she married... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 27 to Oct. 11, 2021.
Pastor John H. Hagen
Pastor John H. Hagen , age 88, died Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, Faribault. Pending arrangements by Boldt Funeral Home . (507) 334-4481. Read More
Boldt Funeral Homes
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 27 to Oct. 11, 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Timothy Leroy Sorensen
Wanamingo - Timothy Leroy Sorensen, 75, of Wanamingo, MN passed away peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the home of his stepson Nick Steberg. He was born on December 8, 1945 in Wakonda, SD to Chester and Marjorie (Mayer) Sorensen. Tim grew up in Freeman, SD and... Read More
Mahn Family Funeral Homes Inc/Larson Chapel
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 23 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Susan Diane Thompson
Crittenden - Susan Diane Thompson, 70, of Crittenden, KY, passed away at her home on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 19, 1950, in Faribault, MN, she was the daughter of the late Dale and Betty Brennan. Whether she was hiking, camping... Read More
Serenity Funeral Care
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 23 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Monday, October 4, 2021
Vernon R. Buscho
Kenyon - Vernon Robert Buscho, age 91, of Kenyon, died on Monday, September 20, 2021, at Three Links Care Center, Northfield. Private family services will be held. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault with military rites provided by the Kenyon Color Guard. Arrangements... Read More
Boldt Funeral Homes
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 20 to Oct. 4, 2021.
Sunday, October 3, 2021
Ronald J. "Ron" Dohmen
Dennison - Ronald John Dohmen, age 81 of Dennison, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday morning, September 18, 2021. Ron was born on December 13, 1939 in Humphrey, Nebraska, the son of Edward and Rose (Schaecher) Dohmen. His family moved to Minnesota in 1949. Ron... Read More
Lundberg Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 19 to Oct. 3, 2021.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Lois Emerson
Faribault - Lois (Affeldt) Emerson, 90, of Faribault and long time resident of the Kenyon area died Sept. 7, 2021 at her home She has written: "I was born Oct. 23, 1930 at the farm home of my parents, Emma (Fitztum) and Arthur Affeldt in Fillmore County, Minnesota. I had one sister... Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 16 to Sep. 30, 2021.
Friday, September 17, 2021
Norma Sands
Kenyon - Norma Jean Sands, age 96, of Kenyon, died Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Reflections Care Center in Northfield. Norma was born on the family farm in Sogn Valley on December 3, 1924, the daughter of Samuel and Clara (Lee) Underdahl. She graduated from Cannon Falls High School... Read More
Lundberg Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 3 to Sep. 17, 2021.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Eric A. Aalgaard
Red Wing - Eric Allan Aalgaard, age 64 of Red Wing, died on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 11 at 11 am at Urland Lutheran Church, Cannon Falls, with visitation from 10-11 am at the church pavilion... Read More
Lundberg Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Sep. 1 to Sep. 15, 2021.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Alice Marie Bishop (Rodde)
Brooklyn Center - Alice Marie (Rodde) Bishop, 93, of Brooklyn Center passed away on Aug. 22, 2021, to happily rejoin her husband Byron, daughter Becky, parents Marie and Alfred and her dearly missed siblings Albion, Phillip, Fritz and Aldora; and son-in-law René Jara. Alice and her... Read More
Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels Glen Haven Chapel
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 31 to Sep. 14, 2021.
James J. Shoberg
Kenyon - James J. Shoberg, 90, of Kenyon, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at his home. James was born August 21, 1929 in Taylor Falls, MN the son of John and Johanna (Nelson) Shoberg. He grew up during the Great Depression on the family farm and at a young age took over the main responsibilities... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 31 to Sep. 14, 2021.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Verlaine Alice Duncan
Nerstrand - Verlaine Alice Duncan, age 93, passed away Aug. 20 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. Born April 15, 1928 on a farm near Nerstrand to Clarence and Alice Fogelson. She was the first of their six children. Following her graduation from Kenyon High School in 1946, she moved... Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 25 to Sep. 8, 2021.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Joel Vold
Cannon Falls - Joel Ole Vold, age 80 of Cannon Falls, was called home to Jesus on Sunday, February 7th, 2021. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Saturday, Sep. 4 at 1:00 pm at the Cannon Falls Cemetery. Following the service, a gathering will be held at East... Read More
Lundberg Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 10 to Aug. 24, 2021.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Sherman O. Benson
Kenyon - Sherman O. Benson, age 90, of Kenyon, died Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Three Links Care Center, Northfield. Funeral services will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault... Read More
Boldt Funeral Homes
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 7 to Aug. 19, 2021.
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Sherman O. Benson
Kenyon - Sherman O. Benson, age 90, of Kenyon, died Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Three Links Care Center, Northfield. Funeral services will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday, August 13, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault... Read More
Boldt Funeral Homes
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2021.
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Marjorie Darlene Voxland (Grissom)
Marcell, MN - Marjorie Darlene (Grissom) Voxland, died peacefully at her home in Marcell, MN, on July 31, 2021 at the age of 73 from kidney failure, which she courageously battled since January 2018, with the loving care of her husband, Charles, and her special needs daughter, Nicole... Read More
Carroll Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2021.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Lana K. Kruger (Kaiserlik)
Lana K. (Kaiserlik) Kruger, age 73, died Friday, July 16, 2021 Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Pending arrangements by Worlein Funeral Home. Read More
Worlein Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jul. 21 to Jul. 22, 2021.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Ruth S. Jacobson
Edina - Ruth Jacobson (nee Skinsnes), a long time resident of Kenyon, died on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at her assisted living home in Edina, MN. Born in China, made of Norwegian parts. That was how Ruth liked to describe herself. Those two heritages were lifelong influences for her... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jul. 10 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Linda J. McCloskey
Dennison - Linda McCloskey, age 70, of Northfield, and formerly of Kenyon and Dennison, died on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Three Links Care Center in Northfield. A Memorial Service will be held on Sat., July 17, at 11:00 am, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church 1001 Oakland Ave... Read More
Lundberg Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jul. 14 to Jul. 15, 2021.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Arleigh Clifford Anderson
Rochester - Arleigh Clifford Anderson, 96, of Rochester died on June 30, 2021 at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield, MN. Arleigh was born in a maternity home in Kenyon, MN, son of Arthur and Clara Anderson. He grew up on a farm north of Kenyon with no electricity or running water... Read More
Macken Funeral Home & Cremation Services
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jul. 7 to Jul. 8, 2021.
Thursday, July 1, 2021
Franklin John "Frank" Hessedal
Byron - Franklin John Hessedal, 79, of Byron, died Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Madonna Summit of Byron after an extended illness. He was born on April 8, 1942 to Arnold and Helen (Finne) Hessedal. He was baptized and confirmed at Holden Lutheran Church, Kenyon. He graduated from Wanamingo... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 30 to Jul. 1, 2021.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Debra Ann Benson
Morris, Illinois - Debra Ann Benson, 61, of Morris, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Hinsdale hospital with her family by her side. Deb was the wife of Craig Benson (a 1977 graduate of Kenyon High School) and the daughter-in-law of Sherman and Evelyn Benson of... Read More
Boeke Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 23 to Jun. 24, 2021.
Gale Bruce Blakstad
Faribault - Gale Bruce Blakstad 77, of Faribault, MN passed away on December 28, 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was born on Sept. 12, 1942 in Red Wing, Mn. He was the son of Myrtle(Rolland) and Alvin Blakstad of Wanamingo. Gale attended school in Wanamingo. After high school he sold insurance... Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 23 to Jun. 24, 2021.
Hazel Solberg
Kenyon - Hazel Solberg, 99, of Kenyon, died Thursday, June 17, 2021 at North Ridge View Assisted Living in Kenyon. She was born August 2, 1921 in Wanamingo Township in Goodhue County the daughter of Henry and Ella (Ottun) Monson. She attended school thru the seventh grade. She then... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 23 to Jun. 24, 2021.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Gary A. Berg
Kenyon - Gary Alan Berg, 60, of rural Kenyon, died unexpectedly Friday, June 4, 2021. He was born June 20, 1960 in St. Paul the son of Alvin and Stella (Nelson) Berg. Gary grew up in the Midway area of St. Paul but spent much of his childhood at the Berg family farm in rural Kenyon... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Ruth M. Sanborn
Medford - Ruth Marie Sanborn, 85, of Medford, died Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Pathstone Living in North Mankato. She was born April 30, 1936 in Faribault, Minnesota the daughter of Arthur and Pearl (Smith) Burow. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John United Church of Christ in... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 5 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Barbara A. Schaller
Kenyon - Barbara Ann Schaller, 89, of Kenyon, died Sunday, May 30, 2021 at her residence at Gunderson Gardens in Kenyon. Barbara Ann Quam was born August 9, 1931, to Gerhard and Alma (Lee) Quam. She was baptized and confirmed at Dale Lutheran Church. She graduated from Kenyon High... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Lorry Wille
Rochester - Lorry Walter Wille, 75, of Rochester, formerly of Kenyon, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Seasons Hospice House, Rochester. He was born March 30, 1946 in Faribault, Minnesota the son of Walter and Lorena (Boevers) Wille. Lorry grew up on a farm in rural Kenyon and graduated... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Barbara Kvittem
Barbara Kvittem, age 82, died Thursday, May 27, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona (formerly of Kenyon). Pending arrangements by Cremation Society. Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Jun. 2 to Jun. 3, 2021.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Thomas Renard Larson (Tom)
Kenyon - Thomas (Tom) Renard Larson 67, died May 4, 2021 after a brief illness with cancer. Born March 3, 1954 to Mary and Martin Renard (Renny) Larson (owners of the bowling alley from 1957-1968) he was raised in Kenyon, MN and Freeport, IL. He moved to Las Vegas, NV in 1976 fulfilling... Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 26 to May 27, 2021.
Michele C. Seifert
Kenyon - Michele C. Seifert, 56, of Kenyon, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 22, 2021 at her home. She was born May 14, 1965, in Minneapolis, the daughter of James and Marlene (Brashowitz) Ricci. Michele graduated from Burnsville High School in 1983 and Normandale Community College... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 26 to May 27, 2021.
Robert Vangness
Kenyon - Robert M. Vangness, age 73 of Kenyon formerly of West Concord died on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at his home. Robert Michael was born on December 9, 1947 at Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina the son of Robert and Alma (Giesler) Hopkins. Robert's dad, Robert Junior... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 26 to May 27, 2021.
Clifford LeRoy Voxland
Kenyon - Clifford LeRoy Voxland, 93, of Kenyon, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at Kenyon Sunset Home. Visitation will be at Holden Lutheran Church on Friday, June 11, 2021 from 10am to 11am. Memorial services will be held Friday, June 11, 2021 at 11am at Holden Lutheran Church... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 26 to May 27, 2021.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Donald Gordon Flom
Kenyon - Donald Gordon Flom, 96, passed peacefully from this world on May 1, 2021 under the compassionate care of Eventide Fargo staff and Ethos Hospice Care. Donald was born on May 8, 1924 in Kenyon, Minnesota to parents Martin and Ida (Dalbotten) Flom. The youngest of seven siblings... Read More
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 12 to May 13, 2021.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Daryl J. Kramer
Kenyon - Daryl J. Kramer, age 86, of Kenyon, MN passed away on April 25, 2021. Daryl J., the son of Adolph and Irene (Burmeister) Kramer, was born on July 25, 1934 in Martin County, MN and grew up in Trimont, MN. He was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church. Daryl graduated... Read More
Boldt Funeral Homes
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 5 to May 6, 2021.
Audrey Nesseth
Kenyon - Audrey Jean (Kindseth) Nesseth died peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester on May 1, 2021. True to form, she went out on her terms, waiting for her family to go to lunch, once again proving that she was in charge. She was born on December 30, 1927 to Albin and Genevieve... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from May 5 to May 6, 2021.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
Eloyce Berg
Kenyon - Eloyce Marilynne Berg, 92, of Kenyon, died Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at her home. She was born June 2, 1928 in Kenmare, North Dakota the daughter of Henry and Effie (Otterness) Anderson. At eight years of age, the family moved to Sogn Valley near Kenyon where they lived on... Read More
Michaelson Funeral Home
Published in The Kenyon Leader from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2021.
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