Lloyd E. Kohnen


Services for Lloyd E. Kohnen, 89, of Albertville and formerly of Greenfield were Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m.. at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenfield. Rev. Dennis K. Strong officiated. Interment followed at the church cemetery.
Casket Bearers were his grandchildren: Matt Kohnen, Thomas Marschel represented by Willie Kohnen, Emily Kurth represented by Rod Stickler, Jeff Kohnen, Amy Kurth Steinke, Stacy Korpi Thorpe, Sara Kohnen Bacon and Zachary Kurth.
Mr. Kohnen died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at The Buffalo Hospital.
He was born May 7, 1923, in Greenwood Township, Hennepin County, the son of Hubert and Minnie Harff Kohnen.
He was baptized May 29, 1923. He was also instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith March 21, 1937 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church.
On April 28, 1945, Lloyd E. Kohnen and Genevieve J. Sipe were joined in holy marriage at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenwood. God blessed their marriage with four children.
He was a lifelong dairy farmer in Greenfield and retired in 1995 to St. Michael and later moved to Albertville.
He was a faithful, lifelong member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Survived by his wife: Genevieve J. Kohnen; children: Ronald (Sharon) Kohnen of Loretto, Karen (Rodger) Marschel of Buffalo, Nancy (Gary) Korpi of New Hope and Susan (Richard) Kurth of Elk River; grandchildren: Matt Kohnen, Emily Kurth, Jeff Kohnen, Amy Kurth Steinke, Stacy Korpi Thorpe, Sara Kohnen Bacon and Zachary Kurth; ten great grandchildren; a brother: Elton (Darlene) Kohnen and a sister: Lucille Theis all of Arizona; a sister-in-law: Agnes Kohnen of Albertville; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents: Hubert and Minnie Kohnen, a sister: Helen, brothers: Ervin, Harold and Marlin Kohnen and by a grandson: Thomas Marschel.