Keith W. Brandvold

KEITH WAYNE BRANDVOLD, age 64 of Waterville died on Monday, November 16, 2015 at his home.

Born on January 19, 1951 in Owatonna, Minnesota, he was the son of Kenneth and Doris (Ellefson) Brandvold.   He attended school in Medford and later earned his GED.  Keith married Kathleen Gruber and they were later divorced.  He lived in Illinois for a time before moving to Faribault and later West Concord.  Keith married Shari Eggert in 1981 and they divorced in 2013.   He worked at various places over the years, including Foldcraft in Kenyon, McNeilus Manufacturing in Dodge Center and Mustang in Owatonna.  Keith enjoyed fishing, walking the dogs, and watching wrestling.

He is survived by three children, Kristie (Paul) Purfeerst of Waterville, Jessica Brandvold of West Concord and Ryan Brandvold of West Concord; one grandson, Sage (Rhianna) Winter of Waseca; two step-granddaughters, Natalie and Haylie Purfeerst of Lonsdale; and three great grandchildren, Kiyanna, Weston and Bricyn.  He is also survived by siblings, Karen (Jon) Peglow of Owatonna, Kathy Quinnell of Fort Worth, TX, Pat (Ron) Jensen of Owatonna, Dean Brandvold of Medford, Marilyn (Tom) Swenson of Inver Grove Heights, Ken (Sara) Brandvold of Owatonna, and Lori (Jesse) Cordova of Oklahoma City, OK; brother-in-law, Dennis (Jan) Baseman of Glenville; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Derek Brandvold; and siblings, Diane Baseman, Carol Brandvold and Dale Brandvold.

Visitation will be held at Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waterville on Monday, November 23, 2015 from 3-5 PM.  A gathering will follow at 5:00 PM at the Corner Bar in Waterville.   Per Keith’s request, his body was donated to the Anatomical Bequest Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.


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