Kenton Wood

Nov. 13, 1964 – Jan. 3, 2020

Kenton Wood, 55,

Minot, passed away on

Friday, January 3, 2020 in

his home.

Kenton John Wood was

born on November 13,

1964, a son of John and

Arlette (Kline) Wood in

Minot, ND. He was raised

and educated in the Minot

area, graduating from

Minot High School in

1983. He furthered his

education by attending

Minot State University,

where he earned his

Bachelor of Science De-

gree in Criminal Justice.

Kenton worked in the

criminal justice field,

serving as a police officer

in Walhalla, ND and Rug-

by, ND. He later became a

counselor at the Dakota

Boys and Girls Ranch.

Kenton also worked for

the City of Surrey in the

Public Works Department,

and most recently for the

City of Minot at the Land-


On February 29, 2008,

He was united in marriage

to Lynette Dean. They

made their home in

Minot, where they raised

their three daughters.

Kenton enjoyed spend-

ing time outdoors, hunt-

ing, fishing and riding his

Harley -Davidson Electra

Glide motorcycle. He was

an avid Green Bay Packers

and NDSU Bison football

fan. He was a stubborn,

loving husband, father,

grandfather, brother and

friend and will be missed

by all that knew him.

Kenton is survived by:

Wife Lynette; three

daughters: Sarah Meyer,

Christiana Wood, and Em-

ily Meyer; three

grandchildren: Abigail, El-

izabeth and Leo; parents

John and Arlette; brother

Eric (Wendy) Wood; along

nieces and nephews

Cody, Levi, Jessica, Man-

dy, Christopher, Marshall,

Preston and Angie.

Kenton was preceded

in death by his

grandparents Archie and

Pearl Kline and John and

Ruth Wood, an aunt Vir-

ginia and an Uncles Jeff

and Jim Wood.

Visitation: Wednesday,

January 8, 2020 one hour

prior to the service at

Zion Lutheran Church,


Funeral Service:

Wednesday, January 8,

2020 at 10:30 am at Zion

Lutheran Church, Minot,


Burial: A private family

burial will take place.

Thompson Larson Fun-

eral Home, Minot