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Kermit Martin Flom -- Kenyon

KENYON -- The funeral for Kermit Martin Flom will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenyon, with the Rev. Gerald Gengenbach officiating. Burial will be in Kenyon Cemetery with military rites by the Kenyon Veterans Color Guard.

Mr. Flom, 79, of Kenyon, died Thursday (July 13, 2006) at Kenyon Sunset Home.

He was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Warsaw Township in Goodhue County. He was baptized and confirmed at Vang Lutheran Church in rural Dennison. After graduating from Kenyon High School in 1944, he served in the U.S. Army until 1946. On Oct. 6, 1962, he married Colette Nicolaus in Minneapolis. He worked as a sales representative for Skelgas and later as a manufacturers representative for Locke Stove Company. He was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sportsman's Club, Lions Club, Kenyon Veterans Color Guard and Conrad Osthum Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 141, where he also served as treasurer. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and wine making.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Ed of Northfield and Jim of Stillwater; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Hanson Funeral Home and an hour before the service Monday at the church.

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Hanson Funeral Home in Kenyon is in charge of arrangements.

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