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“Carol and Tami, I just wanted you to know I was thinking of you guys. Stew was a good friend. Brian Schoeneberger ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Brian Schoeneberger - Durand, WI

“Carol, You and your family have been and continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. It sounds like Stew lived life to the fullest and you have lots...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Butch & Judi Eul - Faribault, MN

“Dear Carol and friends and family of Stewart. We have so many memories of times with Stew and Carol in past years. Allan and Stew hunted and fished...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Allan & Alice - Faribault, MN

“I am very sorry to hear about your loss. I enjoyed getting to know your family and can't image what your going through. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Kim

“May your memories carry you through this sad time. I'm so sorry we live so far and can't be there. I'm glad I got to see my Godfather a few years ago...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Janie Hogan - Antioch, CA

“Mensing famliy, I am deeply sorry to hear of Stewart's passing. I will always remember him watching and cheering us on as we played ACT softball. We...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Cheryl Hanson - St Louis Park, MN

“Dearest Shawna, David, Andrew, Emma, Madison, Grandma Carol & family, We were so sorry to hear about your terrible loss. When I heard about what...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Connie Mike Scottie & Matthew - MN

“Carol & family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of Stew. My fond memories were our annual June fishing trips to northern Minn. ...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Phyliss Kern - fishing buddies

“Carol, I was so saddened to hear about Stew. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Nagel - Dodge Center, MN

“Dear Carol and Family: I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Kind regards,...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Hansen - Hopkins, MN

“Dear Carol and family, We were shocked to hear of Stew's death. We will always remember the great hunting trips we had together, the many stories...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Viv and Manley Maul - Faribault, MN

“Carol, We are so sorry to learn of Stewarts passing. We had such a wonderful visit this past summer with you and Stewart and would have never...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Marvin and Carole Bottke - TX

“Dear Carol and family; We are so sorry to hear of Stewart's passing, it gives us comfort knowing that he is with our heavenly father and many...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Nancy Perry & Todd Bock - MN

“Carol & Family, Our sincere sympathy to you. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. God keep you in his care. Love Carol & Fred ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Carol & Fred Dickison - Faribault, MN

“Dear Carol and Family – we are deeply moved about the passing of Stew and there are so many memories that come to our mind as we think about...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Oliver & Damaris Rohr - Zurich

“Dear Carol and family.......Our love and prayers go for you in deepest sympathy .. Stewart went home to his Savior for a different job in heaven........Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Hogan, John & Arlette - CA

“Carol, Pat and I want to let you know how much we valued both your friendship through all the years. We feel very sorry for your loss. Stu was way to...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Pat & Ron Melchert - Friends

“We have no idea how to express our sadness for your loss. We knew Stew from the wedding and the many visits down to Nashville. He was an...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: The Cochran's - Nashville, TN

“Tami, Jeff & Family - My deepest sympathy to you on the loss of your loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. God...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Stephanie Cunningham - TN

“Tami/Jeff and Family - My deepest sympathies on the passing of Mr. Mensing. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Take care. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Lisa Wright - Franklin, TN

“Carol & family, Please accept Dennis's and my sympathy as you deal with Stewart's leaving your earthly family to be with his eternal family in...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Kim Halvorson - Morristown, MN

“Dearest Carol and family, We are so shocked and saddened to learn of Stew's death. We will always remember his gentle smile and his warmth and...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Ron and Joyce Thompson - Harrison, AR

“Carol and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Stew was such a great man and He will be deaply missed by so many. Hold tight to all the...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Randy and DiAnne Bade - Frazee, MN


Stewart J. “Stew” Mensing, age 68, of Ottertail, MN, ended his earthly journey with all family members by his side on Sunday, January 9, 2011, at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND, due to heart arrhythmia. Stewart was born September 5, 1942, in Faribault, MN, to Palmer and Rose (Schmidtke) Mensing. He graduated from Faribault Senior High School in 1960. After high school he enlisted in the United States Army. Stewart found the love of his life, Carol Kokoschke of Morristown, MN, and married her on June 10, 1967. After their marriage they settled in Faribault where they lived and had four children. Following an honorary discharge Stewart furthered his education with Land O’ Lakes Creamery in Faribault where he was employed for twenty+ years and transferred with promotion to Land O’ Lakes in Perham, MN, for eight years and retired in 2010 from Ottertail County Recycling Center in Fergus Falls, MN. Stewart’s passions were spending time with his family & friends, fishing the lakes of Minnesota, traveling, hunting around the world from the freezing cold Artic Circle to boiling Africa where he experienced the hunt of a lifetime with his wife, Carol. He truly lived out many of his dreams and life desires embracing every moment with his wife, children and grand children. There are also many relatives and friends who loved him dearly. Stewart is survived by his wife, Carol Mensing; son, Chris (Shelly) Mensing, Perham MN; daughters, Shawna (David) Rose, Ottertail, MN; Tami (Jeffrey) Merry, Nashville, TN; and son, Matthew (Stephanie) Mensing, Faribault, MN; eight grandchildren, Jack Mensing, Andrew, Emma, Madison Rose, Alyssa, Braeden, and Callie Mensing and Morgan Merry.; three sisters, Phyllis (Barney) Hunt, Faribault, MN; Barbara (Paul) Hanson, Northfield, MN; and Sharon (Ignacio) Aaragon, Acapulco, Mexico; and a brother, Bruce (Marie) Mensing, Apple Valley, MN. Preceding Stewart in death are his parents, Palmer and Rose Mensing; maternal parents, Walter and Emma Kokoschke, and one brother, Jerry.

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