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November 8, 1929 – Saturday, November 5, 2016

Service Information
St. Albert’s Catholic Church, Albertville, MN
Saturday, November 12, 2016
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael-Albertville
Friday, November 11, 2016
4:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Kenneth W. Tiernan, age 86 of Albertville, passed away on November 5, 2016. He was born in Albertville on November 8, 1929, the son of James and Rosella (Johns) Tiernan.

Kenny was a lifelong member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville.

On July 3, 1954, Kenneth Tiernan and Muriel Dahlheimer were joined in holy matrimony at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville. God blessed their marriage with 7 children.

Kenny was very involved in his community. He was a member of the Albertville Fire Department, charter member of the Albertville Lions Club, member of the Albertville City Council, member of the STMA School Board, committee member of the Albertville Royalty Board, and president of Albertville Youth Hockey Association.

Kenny worked various jobs throughout his life, mostly as a parts manager for International Harvester. He worked also at Minneapolis Moline, Don’s Auto, Hoglund Bus Co., Anoka International, Bloomquist International, Crystal Motors, Long Haul Trucking, and Don’s Bus Co.

Kenny is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Muriel Tiernan of Albertville; children, Raeann Eull of St. Michael, Randy (Margie) Tiernan of Andover, Rick (Crystal) of San Francisco, CA, Rollie (Renae) of Otsego, Roger (Anne) of Buffalo, Ron (Carla) of Albertville, Russ (Jenny) of St. Cloud; grandchildren, Kurt Eull, Brent Eull,Mark Eull, Karla Engstrom, Beth Whittenburg, Stephanie Hanson, Kari Greene, Matthew Tiernan, Elicia Gaudette, Vince Tiernan, Jack Tiernan, Mya Tiernan, Zoe Tiernan, Eli Tiernan, Ava Tiernan, Chelsea Haarmann, Brody Tiernan, Alyssa Tiernan; great-grandchildren, Max, Macy, Myles, Aiden, Gavin, Colton, Jolie, Alyse, Jayden, Jayse, Brooke, Hailey, Callen, Ella, Alexander, Hayden, Giuliana, Mason, Wyatt, Lincoln; and many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Rosella Tiernan; brothers, Eugene and Maurice; sisters, Marjorie Bougoius and Kay Varville; son-in-law, James Eull; and grandsons, Ricky Sparks and Isaac Tiernan.

Honorary casket bearers will be Eli Tiernan and Brody Tiernan.

Casket bearers will be Kurt Eull, Brett Eull, Mark Eull, Vince Tiernan, Jack Tiernan and Matt Tiernan.

Visitation will be held at the Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home in St. Michael on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Further visitation will be held at church one hour prior to Mass.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville. Father Peter Richards will be the celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Albert’s Cemetery in Albertville.

Serving the family is The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. 763-497-5362.

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