April 20, 1952 ~ April 25, 2018
Kevin R. Tegtmeier, 66, Fargo, formerly Kindred, North Dakota passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at Sanford Health, Fargo. His wish was always to help others and even after death, he was a proud organ donor.
Kevin was born April 20, 1952 in Willmar, Minnesota to Roger and Iva Jean (Koser) Tegtmeier. He graduated from Kindred High School in 1970. He was active in several sports in High School and excelled on the football field. He was a State Champion in Welding for FFA.
He enlisted in the United State Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam from October, 1970 to March, 1977. He was honorably discharged on January 5, 1977. He was a proud highly decorated Marine Corps combat Vietnam Veteran and was very active in various Veteran Organizations.
Kevin ran his own construction business doing siding and other construction work for many years.
He was an avid private pilot and enjoyed flying in the air as much as on the ground on his beloved Harley.
He is survived by his daughter, Tracy Ann (Deano) Handt, Minnetonka, MN; grandchildren, Jaxon, Sydney and Marina; brothers, Sheldon (Cindy) Tegtmeier, Colfax, ND, Kenton Tegtmeier, Kindred, ND, Terry (Linda) Tegtmeier, Fargo, ND and Mark Tegtmeier, Fargo, ND and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, niece, Angela Tegtmeier and many fellow Veterans.
Prayer Service: 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred with visitation starting at 4:00 P.M.
Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Norman Lutheran Church, rural Kindred with visitation starting at 10:00 A.M.
Burial: Norman Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Kindred with full Military Honors.
The family invites all of Kevin’s biker friends to bring their motorcycles to the Prayer Service on Tuesday.
SEMPER FI GUNNY77.