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Kenneth Gergen Linnum

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Kenneth was born on August 28, 1937 and passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016.

Kenneth was a resident of Hermantown, Minnesota at the time of passing.

He graduated in 1955 from high school. He worked summers on farms and ranches in North Dakota and Montana. He went to Macalester College and then Jamestown College graduating in 1959 and received a B.A. in music.

He volunteered for the military draft in 1960 with basic training at Fort Ord CA. Then Ken served time at Fort Slocum New York; thereafter he was stationed at Fort Bragg NC. His military specialty was first psychological warfare. Later he transferred to the 440th Army band as a trombone player and menās choir director. Honorably discharged at the rank of Specialist 4th class in 1962.

Kenneth was married to Ann.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday October 22nd. Visitation at 1pm and service at 2pm at Grace Lutheran Church 5454 Miller Trunk Hwy Hermantown with Pastor Phil Berge officiating. Fellowship and meal to follow the service at the church.