Agnes Kvale, of Mora, died on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at the Villa Health Care Center in Mora. She was 88 years old.
FUNERAL will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, December 10th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora.
VISITATION will be from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Friday, Dec. 10th at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.
INTERMENT will be at 4:00 PM on Friday at Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca.
Agnes Louise Kvale was born on April 24, 1922 in Foreston, MN to James and Sarah (Shadiow) Hunter. She spent her school years in Foreston where she later met her husband, Kenny Kvale. They were married on April 5, 1945 in Foreston, where their first two children were also born. They later lived in various areas of the Twin Cities and their family continued to grow to nine children. In 1974 Agnes and Kenny fulfilled their dream of moving to Mora with the two youngest children. Agnes remained in her home until April of this year, at which time she moved to the Villages of Mora Assisted Living and later to the Villa Health Care Center. She passed away surrounded by family.
Throughout her life, Agnes enjoyed gardening, baking, knitting, crocheting, cross stitching and reading. She had a very strong faith in God. She rarely missed a Sunday Mass and enjoyed attending other church gatherings. She was a very social person and thoroughly enjoyed visiting with the employees and residents of the Villa during and after Kenny’s stay.
Agnes was preceded in death by her parents James and Sara Hunter; husband Kenny; sisters Vina, Edna and Beatrice; brothers Harold, Floyd and Roy; and daughters Marilyn and Karen.
She is survived by sons and daughters Gene Kvale of Coon Rapids, MN, Donald (Sue) Kvale of Apple Valley, MN, Wally (Sue) Kvale of Cannon Falls, MN, Randy (Tatjana) Kvale of Burnsville, MN, Rhonda Kvale of Lakeville, MN, Denise (Donnie) Blum of Mora, MN and Shelley (Paul) Hunt of Mora, MN; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 1 great great-grandchild; a sister Arnelda Otten of Milaca, MN; plus many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service was held on Friday, December 10th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mora. Fr. Eugene Plaisted and Rita Clasemann officiated. Music was provided by Kris Paulson, Patience Warhol and the St. Mary’s Choir. Pallbearers were Tony Kvale, Chris Kvale, Jeff Saxton, Michael Kvale, Jason Hannan, Sasha Kvale, Kenny German and Dustin Norby. Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca.