Kenneth L. Brown

SHAKOPEE – A memorial service for Kenneth L. Brown, 86, of Shakopee, formerly of Fairmont, will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Grace Lutheran Church, Fairmont.

Ken died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, on his birthday.

Born and raised in his beloved hometown of Fairmont, Ken faithfully read the Fairmont Sentinel each day to keep up on friends, family and town events.

Ken, his father KM, brother Bill, and brother-in-law, Ted Luetgers, maintained a water well drilling business in Fairmont for many years.

Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Johanson Brown; and brother, Bill Brown.

He is survived by wife, MaryAnn; sister, Shirley (Ted) Luetgers; daughters, Karen (Don) Rick, and Susan (Dan) Lapierre; step-children, Brenda Moellman, Marla Turner, Scott Moellman (fiance Deanna Coleman), and Carol Torvik; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Ken had an abundant love of life, nature and people. He had a smile, humor and stories for everyone. He will surely be missed.