Obit: Wiebolt, Kenneth Simon (1934 - 2004)

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Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

----Source: Wednesday, January 14, 2004 edition of the Clark County Press

Kenneth Simon Wiebolt

Kenneth Simon Wiebolt, age 69, of East Gull Lake, died Jan. 6, at home on Sylvan Lake. He was born October 18, 1934, in Ogema, Minn., to Frederick and Leona (nee Knoblach) Wiebolt.

Ken grew up in Ogema, Minn. and worked as a butter maker in his father's creamery while attending Waubun High School. He graduated in 1952. After serving in the U.S. Army, Ken worked his way through Moorhead State University, graduating with a B.S. in Physical Education and Business in 1960.

He completed his Masters Degree in 1967. Ken was a successful coach and teacher, touching the lives of many. Ken worked within the Minnesota Community College system, starting in 1968 at Thief River Falls, Minn. He loved working with the students, serving them in many capacities from counselor to president. He retired as the Vice Provost at the Central Lakes College in 1995.

Ken enjoyed travel, woodworking, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

Ken is survived by Eunice, his spouse of 18 years; his three sons, Mike (Jani) Wiebolt of Breezy Point, Mark (Holly) Wiebolt of Pequot Lakes, and Scott Wiebolt of Maple Point; two stepsons, Dean (Tanya) Dorholt of Warroad and David (Kelly) Dorholt of St. Michael; nine grandchildren, Michael and Benjamin Wiebolt, Christopher and Patrick Johnson, Haley Wiebolt, Emily and Drew Dorholt, and Amanda and Emma Dorholt; two brothers, Ervin (Lois) Wiebolt of Detroit Lakes, and Delroy (Betty) Wieboilt of Bemidji; and one sister, Jean Stangler of Cannon Falls.

His mother and father preceded Ken in death.

Services were held Saturday, Jan. 10, at St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Nisswa. Father George Zeck officiated. Burial was at Pelican Woods Cemetery in Breezy Point.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter.

 

 


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