Loren Herman KiemeleLoren Herman Kiemele, 60, Grand Forks, passed away May 9, 2011 at his home.
Loren Herman Kiemele
Loren Herman Kiemele, 60, Grand Forks, passed away May 9, 2011 at his home.
Loren was born May 30, 1950 to Herman and Helene (Koch) Kiemele in Drayton, ND. He was raised in the Cavalier area attending Cranley and East Backoo School and graduating from Cavalier High School in 1968. He furthered his education at the ND State School of Science in Wahpeton, ND. He married Helen Austfjord, Sept 29, 1973 in Mountain, ND. While living in Cavalier he enjoyed helping family and friends with the fall harvest. Loren moved to Grand Forks, working in maintenance and apartment management. Most recently he was employed as maintenance manager for Gilly's/O'Reilly's and part time security for Red Ray Lanes. Loren was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church and the Sons of American Legion. He was active in Beginning Experience (BE), where he served as facilitator and area coordinator for 2 years. Loren was an avid photographer. He enjoyed traveling and taking pictures of his life's experiences.
Loren is survived by his daughter Rachel Berger (Jason), granddaughter Alyssa, Grand Forks, ND. Brothers Harlan Kiemele (Etty), Cavalier, ND, Rodney Kiemele (Pattie) Devils Lake, ND. nieces and nephews Shelby, Neil, Travis, and Michael.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Loren (PAPA) will be missed by his family and friends.
Memorial Service: 11:00 AM Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Grand Forks, ND.
Visitation: Friday, May 13, 2011 from 5 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 6:30 PM at Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, MN and one hour before the funeral at the church.
Burial: Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Cavalier City Cemetery, Cavalier, ND.
Online Guestbook: www.stennesfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, Minnesota.