Rostad, Kenneth


Kenneth Rostad, 60, of 760 Jimmy Carter Place, Winona, died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, December 24, at Sauer Memorial Home in Winona. He was born on November 23, 1948, in LaCrosse, WI, the son of Sidney and Laura (Heyer) Rostad.

He was united in marriage to Debra L. Fabian on October 20, 1973, at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Houston, MN. He is currently a member of Central Lutheran Church of Winona.

For 19 years he was employed in the maintenance department of the Winona Country Club, after that he drove bus for Winona ORC.

Ken is survived by his wife, Debra, his beloved son, Joey, who he cherished; parents, Sidney and Laura Rostad of Houston, MN, brothers, Rick (Gwen) Rostad, Houston, MN, and Myron (Sue) Rostad, Rochester, MN, sisters, Lorene (Randy) Richmond and Nancy Rostad, both of Houston, MN, Audrey Thompson, Lino Lake, MN, and Elizabeth (Rob) Zwiebel, Peterson, MN. A special uncle, Bill (Donna) Heyer, Belvidere, Il. Also several nieces and nephews.

Kenny was a loving, kind and caring person, who always made sure others were taken care of before himself. He will be sadly and deeply missed by all who loved and knew him.

Funeral services for Ken will be on Saturday, December 27, 2008, at 11:00AM at Central Lutheran Church, Winona. Interment will be in Bush Cemetery, Ridgeway, MN.

Friends may call on Friday from 4-8PM at the Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and on Saturday from 10-11AM at the church. Casket bearers will be Jim Richmond, Rodney Heyer, Herman Gady, Justin Rostad, Tanner Fabian, Edward Heyer and Mitch Hahn. Services entrusted to Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Winona.

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