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April 7, 1939 – Saturday, July 16, 2011

Service Information
Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo
Thursday, July 21, 2011
5-9 P.M.

Visitation Information
Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo
Thursday, July 21st, 2011
5-9 P.M.

Kurt J. Kjellberg, age 72, of rural Buffalo and longtime owner of Kjellberg Carpet One in Buffalo, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at The Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.

He was born on April 7, 1939 in Monticello the son of Marty & Mae (Lyrenmann) Kjellberg.

Kurt graduated from Monticello High School in 1957 and later graduated with a B.S. Degree in Business from St. Cloud State University in 1963.

He honorably served his Country in the United States Army from 1963-1965.

On December 18, 1965 Kurt J. Kjellberg & Diane F. Holtan were joined in marriage in Brookings, South Dakota. They were blessed with three children: Donis, Bret and Kara.

In 1967, Kurt established Kjellberg Carpet and Interiors, (now Kjellberg Carpet One).

He enjoyed his family, business, and golfing.

Survived by his loving wife of forty five years: Diane F. Kjellberg; three children:

Donis F.(Gene) Dzialo of Hugo, Bret J. (Britt) Kjellberg and Kara F. (Michael) Stonecipher all of Buffalo; grandchildren: Garrett Dzialo; Clayton & Tatum Kjellberg; Jack, Patrick and Ellie Stonecipher; brothers: Kent Kjellberg and Keith Kjellberg both of Monticello, Kevin Kjellberg of Menahga and Kacey Kjellberg of Monticello; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents: Marty & Mae Kjellberg.

A Celebration of Life for Kurt Kjellberg will be held on Thursday, July 21stfrom 5-9 P.M. at The Wild Marsh Golf Course in Buffalo.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested for the new Hospice House of Wright County.

Arrangements for Kurt Kjellberg are by The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.

5 Guestbook Entries

  1. norita sanderson

    Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you find comfort knowing Kurt is at rest watching over all of you during work and play.

    In friendship,

    Riti and Sandy

  2. Gene and Nancy Ellingson

    Diane and Family,

    We were so sorry to hear of Kurt’s passing. You have all been through quite an ordeal together. Take strength in the fact that he loved you and has no pain anymore.

    We are sorry we will not be able to attend his memorial service. We hope to see you soon.

    Gene and Nancy

  3. Sue Billeaud Derise

    Diane, Donis, Bret and Kara….
    I am sorry to hear of Kurt’s passing. My deepest sympathy to all the family.

  4. Jane Burling Paurus

    I’m so sorry to hear about Kurt’s passing. He will always have a special place in my heart.

  5. Joel Andersen

    Dear Diane, Donis, Bret and Kara,
    I am saddened to hear of Kurt’s passing.

    I have fond memories working for Kurt nearly 30 years ago. I remember he let me use one of your family cars and I ended up dropping the transmission. When I told him what happened he didn’t get the least bit upset…he simply said that’s what happens when you take corners on two wheels!

    I will forever remember Kurt’s kindness and soft spoken demeanor.

    Joel Andersen


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