Mitsue Kain

FAIRMONT – Funeral services for Mitsue Kain, 83, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont with burial following in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Mitsue passed away Monday evening, June 17, 2013, at her home in Fairmont. Visitation will be from 5:308 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont and will continue one hour prior to the services Friday at the church. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is in charge of arrangements. Mitsue (Sato) Kain was born on Dec. 10, 1929, in Saitama, Japan, the daughter of Shichinosuke and Kichi Sato. She grew up in Japan and attended school there. On Aug. 10, 1948, she was married to Alvin Kain in Saitama, Japan. They lived in Japan following their marriage and then moved to Minnesota Lake in 1952. In 1960, they moved to East Chain and in 1976 Mitsue moved to Fairmont. Besides raising 10 children, Mitsue worked at Teledyne Aerospace, Green Giant, Armour Foods ConAgra and retired from Fairmont Foods in 2005. Mitsue was very proud of her family and time with them was precious to her. She also enjoyed cooking, knitting, crocheting, and tending to her flowers. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Those who will cherish her memory include 10 children: Kathleen Versteeg (Norlan) of Luverne, Roger Kain (Beth) of Fairmont, Linda Buhmann (Jerry) of East Chain, Vickie Selbrade of Fairmont (Stan of Willmar), Terry Kain (Dori) of East Chain, Cindy Burnett (Jeff) of Sherburn, James Kain (Sandy) of East Chain, Gail Diede (Jon) of Fairmont, Calvin Kain of Sibley, Iowa, and Lori Kain (Tim Landkamer) of Welcome; 31 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; four sisters and three brothers; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Schichinosuke and Kichi Sato; parents-in-law, Arthur and Golda Kain; grandchildren, Ashley Burnett and Brandy Kain and three siblings.