Kenneth Blagsvedt, 75, of Spring Grove

Kenneth Manford Blagsvedt, age 75 of Spring Grove passed away Sept. 15, 2018 at his home.

He was born on Sept. 20, 1942 in Lanesboro to Elmer and Minnie (Nelson) Blagsvedt.

He was a lifelong Spring Grove area resident, except for two years in Mabel.

Kenny served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

On Feb. 6, 1971 Kenny married Pat Ostern at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Kenny hauled heavy equipment for Roverud Construction in Spring Grove for many years.

He enjoyed bowling and fishing; He also enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Vikings, but most of all Kenny enjoyed spending time with his family.

Kenny was a member of the Spring Grove Commercial Club and American Legion Post # 299 of Mabel.

He was a former member of Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel and was currently a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove.

Survivors include his wife Pat of Spring Grove. His children Lisa Arneson of Spring Grove, and Renee (Roger Lanswerk) Larson of Mabel.

His grandchildren Lauren Arneson of Spring Grove, and Amanda (Mervin) Lambright of Mabel; and great-grandchildren Keaton and Kaleb Lambright.

His siblings Ordell (Charmaine) Blagsvedt of Spring Grove; Betty (Donnie) Gjere of Mabel; Carroll (Lela) Blagsvedt of Houston, Mn, and Eunice (Bob) Ellis of La Crescent, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Rick Larson.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove.

Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pastor Lane Zaffke will officiate.

Military rites will be provided by American legion Post # 299 of Mabel and American Legion Post # 249 of Spring Grove.

Friends called at the church on Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m.

There was a lunch following the burial at the Mabel American Legion.

The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be given to Gundersen Health System Hospice.

Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove is assisting the family with arrangements.

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