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Ken Landin

November 1, 1961 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 60)


Kenneth Peter Landin was born on November 1, 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His parents were the late Larry and Muriel Helen (Jordahl) Landin. Ken grew up in Minneapolis. In 1967 Larry passed away and in 1969 Muriel moved her family to make their home in Wadena. In 1972 Muriel married Clarence “Peany” Frost and together with Ken and Michelle made their home in New York Mills.    

Ken graduated from the New York Mills High School with the class of 1979. Ken was employed with Lund Boats, Tuffy’s, and Bongard's.

On May 22, 2004 Ken was united in marriage with Jean Marie Anderson at the Congregational Church in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Together they made their home in rural New York Mills. Jean passed away on November 16, 2019. 

Ken enjoyed deer hunting, old cars and motorcycles. On June 10, 2022 Ken passed away peacefully at his home in rural New York Mills, Minnesota at 60 years of age. He will be missed by his family and friends. Preceding Ken in death were his parents, Larry Landin, Muriel Frost and step-father, Clarence “Peany” Frost.

Ken is survived by his children: Joshua Landin; Kenna (Travis) Anway; Matt Lillis and Terry Lillis; grandsons: Wyatt and Colson along with their unborn sister; his sister Michelle Wenaas; many other relatives and a host of friends. 

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Celebration of Life Open House
August 12, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ New York Mills
110 South Broadway
New York Mills, MN 56567

Graveside Service
August 12, 2022

3:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery ~ NYM
Boardman Ave
New York Mills, MN 56567

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