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Everett "Ed" Ramon Kindred

Everett "Ed" Ramon Kindred

Everett "Ed" Ramon Kindred, 73 of Northome, MN died Saturday, April 19, 2014. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN with Pastor Chuck Chaffin officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji.

He was born May 17, 1940 in Wichita, KS, the son of Pete and Lorraine (Sheets) Kindred. He worked for Neal Hardware & Plumbing CO. where he completed his journeyman training and later became a Master Plumber & Pipe Fitter. During the 1960s he worked as a field agent for the Kansas State Crime Commission. He later became the owner operator of Chaney Bros. Hardware & Fence Co. in Wichita, KS. In 1969 he moved to Knoxville, IA and started Eds Plumbing and Heating CO. He married Sheryl A. Kempenaar on Dec. 26, 1973. They moved to Northome, MN in 1988. He enjoyed working in his shop, spending time with family and friends, and studying the Bible.

He is survived by his wife Sheryl Kindred of Northome; children James (Karyn) Kindred of Sharon, CT; SGM (Ret.) Barry (OnChi) Kindred of Malvern, AR; Leslie (Donovan) Sedlock of Knoxville, IA; Jason (Tressa) Kindred of Becker, MN; Jess (Glenda) Kindred of Bemidji, MN; Jennifer Staker of Bemidji, MN; brother Merle (Gene) Kindred; 31 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

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