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From left, Concordia Language Villages founder Gerry Haukebo of Pelican Rapids, Minn., visited with Alden Kittleson of Bemidji during International Day at Concordia Language Villages in 2008. Kittleson in the early 1960s first showed Haukebo and others the site where Concordia Language Villages is now located. FILE Photo

Local entrepreneur, developer Kittleson to be remembered today

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The man who helped bring Concordia Language Villages to Bemidji will be remembered for his active role in the community and his accompanying entrepreneurial spirit.


John Alden "Kit" Kittleson, 79, died Feb. 3 in Bemidji. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. today at First Lutheran Church.

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