Kody Kringen

Oct. 17, 1980-June 19, 2021

Kody Kyle Kringen

passed away on

6/19/2021. He was born on

October 17, 1980 to Tho-

mas and Vanessa (Sunder-land) Kringen in Rugby,

North Dakota. He was

raised and educated in

Minot and Sawyer, North


Kody had a passion for

anything with a motor, his

family, and his animals.

He loved shooting his

guns, music, friends and

loved being a part of his

low rider club and second

family Freaks of Nature.

Kody worked many jobs

including Degelman

building farm equipment,

Pacific Sound, The Stereo

Shop, and most recently

Team Electronics. Kody

will be loved and missed

by all who knew him.

Kody was preceded in

death by his father Tho-

mas Kringen, maternal

and paternal

grandparents, and cousin,


Kody is survived by his

loving family: mother

Vanessa Kringen (Doug

Richards), fiance Miranda

Heisler and her children

Austin Putney and Carson

Heisler, aunt Karen Ron-

ning, uncle Richard

(Vicki) Kringen, aunt

Ginger Goulette, uncle

Wayne (Diane) Kringen,

and several loving


A public celebration of

Kody’s life will be held at

5:00 p.m. Thursday, June

24, 2021 at the site of

“Old Ben’s Tavern”. A

potluck reception will fol-

low the memorial service

immediately at the gather-

ing site.

Thomas Family Funeral

Home of Minot was en-

trusted with Kody’s care.

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