June 26, 1953 – Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Cokato Baptist Church, Cokato, MN
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Richard Lee “Rich” Kingstedt, age 59, of Howard Lake passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
He was born on June 26, 1953 in Big Fork, Minnesota the son of Orion & Anna Petrie Kingstedt.
Rich graduated from Buffalo High School in 1971.
On September 24th, 1983 Richard L. Kingstedt and Gerri Otten were joined in holy marriage at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. God blessed their marriage with a daughter.
Rich formerly owned and operated King’s Café and catering. He also delivered cars for Morrie’s Ford.
Through the years, Rich was known for and sold salsa.
He enjoyed cooking, grilling, barbequing, helping people, motorcycles, enjoyed music with a passion and had a strong love for The Lord.
Rich belonged to Elim Mission Church in Cokato.
Survived by loving wife of twenty nine years: Gerri; a daughter: Andrea (Michael) Krekelberg of Delano; a sister: JoAnn (Wilmer) Hoyhtya of Cokato; a brother: Owen (Lois) Kingstedt of Montrose; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law: Larry (Gerri Lyrek) Otten of Howard Lake, Jeff Otten of Buffalo, Steve (JoEllen) Otten of Monticello, Pat (Larry) Darrow of Buffalo and Bev (Scott) Averill of Howard Lake; other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Roger, father-in-law & mother-in-law: Joe & Dee Otten.
Funeral services for Richard “Rich” Kingstedt will be held on Friday, September 28th at 11:00 A.M. at Cokato Baptist Church. Pastor Russ Brown will officiate.
Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Waverly.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 27th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, September 28th at the church one hour prior to services.
Casket Bearers will be Michael Krekelberg Jr., Larry Otten, Jeff Otten,Steve Otten, Scott Averill, Larry Darrow, Jim Kreitlow, Bruce Severson and Chad Erickson
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com