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David Ehnert

June 12, 1950 ~ January 11, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

David Ehnert Obituary

David A Ehnert, 73, of Sebeka passed away at Perham Health on January 11th 2024 from covid complicated by underlying health issues. 

David was born to Milton “Dale” and Mabel Ethel (Rix) Ehnert on June, 12th 1950 in Wadena, Minnesota. David attended one year of country school in Blowers Township before going to the Sebeka School where he graduated with the class of 1968.

 After graduating high school he attended Staples Vocational school where he attained a degree in Machine Tool Technology. He went on to work in Staples while also farming,  which was his true passion.

He married Lois Birkholz and was blessed with two boys, Derek and Justin. Throughout the years he was also employed at other tool and die shops in Alexandria and Wadena. He was united in Marriage with Rhoda Jean Kratzke in 1991 and blessed with three more children; Jennifer, Donna and Daniel.

They made their home closer to Dale and Mabel near Sebeka where Dave continued to Farm. As time allotted David enjoyed Motorcycling, Snowmobiling, Fishing and the occasional trip with his family. 

David is preceded in death by his parents, in-laws Rudolph H and Tena L (Eckre) Kratzke and his nephew Scott Ohm. His Grandparents were Herman and Ruth (Johnson) Ehnert and Lloyd and Jennie (Zimmer) Rix.

David is survived by his Wife Rhoda and children; Derek (Kate) Ehnert, Justin (Ann) Ehnert, Jennifer (Trey) VanOrsdel, Donna (Dan) Houchin and Daniel Ehnert. His grandchildren Maddie, Aubrey, Grace, Harper, Lincoln, Sara and Dawson. His uncle Ron (Carol) Ehnert and his aunts Helen Sundberg and Arlene Rix, siblings Ron (Janet) Ehnert, Sue (Russ) Ohm, Sandie (Paul) Doll and Sheila (Tim) Puttonen and numerous nieces and nephews. 



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January 15, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church ~ Sebeka
401 2nd st SE
Sebeka, MN 56477

Memorial Service
January 15, 2024

11:00 AM
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church ~ Sebeka
401 2nd st SE
Sebeka, MN 56477

Burial Will Be Held At A Later Date

Haycreek Cemetery ~ Sebeka
62278 450th Street
Sebeka, MN 56551


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