Arnold Vieths, 87Arnold Gust Vieths, 87, of Kenyon, died Wednesday, March 21, at Kenyon Sunset Home.
Arnold Gust Vieths, 87, of Kenyon, died Wednesday, March 21, at Kenyon Sunset Home.
He was born March 20, 1925, in Red Wing, Minn., the son of August and Emma (Hinrichs) Vieths. He grew up on Hogsback farm in Belvidere Township and attended country school. On April 28, 1946, he married Donna Rassmussen. Arnold had several jobs including milk hauling, farming, and working at McNeilus Steel.
Arnold was known as the "local scrap man." He enjoyed scrapping with his grandsons, fishing, and playing cards. He liked to be with family and his dog, Rover. He is also known for holding "special drawings."
Arnold is survived by his daughters, Catherine (Darryl) Hainka, Pamela (Tom) Friedrich; sons, Gary, Robyn (Brenda), William (Theresa) Vieths; grandchildren, Heidi, Tosha Kunde, Jonathon (Jessica), Matthew, Ashley, Benjamin (Jordin), Timothy Vieths, Luke Hainka; great-grandchildren, Joseph Mork Jr., Emma, Hazley, Maddagen Hainka, Ni’ciya Brown, Lexi, Colby, Isabelle, Chloe Vieths; sister, Mildred Luhman; sister-in-law, Hazel Jablonski, and several nieces and nephews.
Arnold was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; parents; infant son, Reuben; grandson, Justin Hainka; brothers, Maynard, Luverne, and Alvin.
Visitation will be at Michaelson Funeral Home, 514 3rd St., Kenyon, from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 25, and 1 hour before the funeral service. Funeral services will be held, at 11 a.m. Monday, March 26, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kenyon, with the Reverend Luther Mathsen officiating. Interment will be in the Zumbrota Cemetery.
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