Kennard Hefter

March 6, 1935-June 30, 2020

SHERWOOD – Kennard

James Hefter, 85, Minot,

formerly of Sherwood,

passed away peacefully

on June 30, 2020, at a

Minot hospital.

Ken was born March 6,

1935, in Eden Valley

Township, Renville Coun-

ty, to Bill and Betty

(Wenker) Hefter.

Ken married Patricia

Gates on Feb. 5, 1955. Ken

and Pat farmed and lived

in Sherwood all their mar-

ried life. They wintered in

Lake Havasu City, Ariz.,

for many years.

Family: wife of 65

years, Pat; children,

JoAnn (Bill) Coutts, Glen-

dale, Ariz., Janet Sandeen,

Stanley, and Jeff (Jennifer)

Hefter, Sherwood;

grandchildren, Jennifer

Coutts (Brandon) Burris,

Jessica Coutts (Pete) Haga,

Adam (Emily) Coutts,

Marcie Sandeen (Jered)

Johnson, Alex (Katie) San-

deen, Brett (Kaylee)

Hefter, Brady (Chelsie)

Hefter; 15

great-grandchildren and

one more on the way.

Ken was preceded in

death by: his parents;

brother, Gene Hefter; and

son-in-law, Paul Sandeen.

Funeral: A family fun-

eral will be held Tuesday,

July 7, 2020, at St. James

Catholic Church, Sher-

wood. After the funeral, a

link to view the service

will be placed on his on-

line obituary.

Burial: Loraine

Cemetery, Loraine.

Visitation: Friends may

sign the guestbook from 2

to 6 p.m., Monday, July 6,

2020, at Brose Funeral

Home, Mohall.

Memorials: Memorials

preferred to the Loraine


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