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Mora, MN • 320-679-1933

Braham, MN • 320-396-2121



Kenneth Franklyn Evenson, of Mora, formerly of Braham, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the St. Clare Living Community in Mora.  He was 96 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the Braham Ev. Lutheran Church with Pastor Julie Beck officiating.

VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

INTERMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.

MILITARY HONORS will be provided by the Braham VFW.

The service will be streamed for remote viewing on the Braham Lutheran facebook page.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to CDC recommendations, FACE MASKS are REQUIRED at the services for Kenny. Being aware of the need to keep social distance, and not coming if you are sick or at risk (e.g. elderly, immune-compromised) will help protect everyone

Kenneth Franklyn Evenson, of Mora, formerly of Braham, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the St. Clare Living Community in Mora. He was 96 years old.

Kenneth was born on May 12, 1924 in Henriette, Minnesota to parents Casper and Leona (Dickinson) Evenson. Kenny served in the US Navy from December of 1943 until January of 1946.

On November 9, 1946 Kenny was united in marriage to Ellen F. Hult at the Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church. In 1950, Ellen and Kenny were blessed with a son, Kenneth “Butch” Evenson.

Kenny was the owner of the Braham Ford Garage for a number of years. They enjoyed taking trips to the east coast, Florida, Canada, and the family cabin on Lake Mille Lacs.

Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, wife Ellen, brothers, James, Robert, and Rollie, and sisters, Lois Danger, Joyce Johnson, and Phyllis Ledin.

Kenny is survived by his son Kenneth; grandchildren Melissa and Joshua and their families; sister Delores Glasser; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

7 thoughts on “KENNETH EVENSON”

  1. Dear Butch and family,
    We were sad to hear about your Dad. He was always such a delight, always smiling and such a kind man. He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Marlene and Darwin Nelson

  2. So sorry to hear about Ken’s passing. He was truly a very nice man with a great laugh. He and your mom are together again. Please know, Butch that a lot of your classmates are thinking of you and your family.

  3. I am sorry to hear of Kenny’s death. He was a happy and entertaining man, who shared a cheerful thought with everyone he knew. Condolences Ken and family.

  4. It saddens me to hear of Kenny’s passing. He was a friend of my dad’s. In fact, he handed my dad’s casket flag to me at the cemetery. He was a very nice man. Rest In Peace Kenny.

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