Kenneth E. Korman

KENNETH EARL KORMAN, age 95 of Waseca, died on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the New Richland Care Center.

Born on September 23, 1922 in Vivian Township, Waseca County, Ken was the son of Elmer and Amanda (Bluhm) Korman.  One month later, on October 22, 1922, he was baptized by the Rev. H.C. Mueller at St. John Lutheran Church in Vivian Township.  He attended rural Waseca country school before going to work on the family farm.  In addition to farming he worked at the Waseca Creamery, Otisco Creamery, and OMC in Owatonna.  Ken was a lifelong member of First Lutheran Church in Waldorf where he had been active on the finance committee.  He also enjoyed horses, woodcrafts, and playing cards – particularly pinochle and pfeffer.

Ken is survived by two siblings, Marlene Korman of Waseca, and Clair (Delores) Korman of Eden Prairie; four nieces and nephews, Bonnie Truebenbach of Waseca, Donald “Butch” Korman of Owatonna, Denise (Stanley) Kluge of Watertown, MN, and Brian (Laura) Korman of Nokomis, FL; four step-nieces-and-nephews, Ronald Swenson of Eden Prairie, Brenda (Ed) Eisenger of Eden Prairie, Doreen Clapper of Chanhassen, and Debbie Schroeder of Chanhassen; seven great-nieces-and-nephews, Michael Truebenbach of Plymouth, Terry Truebenbach of Brooklyn Park, Kristina (Ryan) Whitesell of Chanhassen, Brianna Korman of Venice, FL, Michelle Kluge of Rochester, Tyler (Christina) Korman of Bradenton FL, and Ben (Janeen) Korman of Venice FL; and two great-great-nieces-and-nephews, Adam and Julia Whitesell.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother in infancy, Lyle Korman; one brother and his wife, Melvin (Edna) Korman; and one nephew-in-law, Paul Truebenbach. 

Visitation will be held from 4-7PM on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waseca, and will continue for one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Waldorf, with Rev. Michael Mathews officiating.  Interment will follow at First Lutheran Cemetery in Waldorf. 


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