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Kenneth Lee Sonnenfeld Sr.

September 19, 1941 March 12, 2017
Kenneth Lee Sonnenfeld Sr.
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Obituary for Kenneth Lee Sonnenfeld Sr.

Worthington, MN

Kenneth Lee Sonnenfeld, Sr., age 75, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN of complications due to cancer. He was born on September 19, 1941 in Java, SD to Emil L. and Erna M. (Oster) Sonnenfeld.
Ken grew up in Java, SD. He graduated from Pierre High School in Pierre, SD in 1960. After graduation he worked on the Big Ben Dam and the Oahe Dam. He moved to Worthington, MN in 1965 and began a 20 year career at Armour’s Meat Packing Plant. After his time at the plant he became a truck driver for MCT trucking out of Sioux Falls where he soon became an over the road instructor to the recent graduates of MCT. He had recently been driving for the DeGroot’s, the Luinenberg’s and Dean Dexter of Worthington, MN.
Ken was a charter member of the Eagle’s Club in Worthington, MN and a member and sponsor of Worthington’s AA club. He was a great friend and true to those who he knew and loved. He enjoyed travel, skiing, collecting, auctions, garage sales and stock car races.
Ken is survived by his son, Ken (Rhonda) Sonnenfeld Jr. of Oak Grove, MN; his sister, Annetta (David) Munger of Knoxville, TN; grandsons, Cody Sonnenfeld and Keegan Sonnenfeld, and niece and nephews, Jeff Schumacher, Joel Schumacher, Jon Schumacher, Julie Otterness, and Lance D Munger.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Erna Sonnenfeld and sister, Loretta Schumacher.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 17, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel, 1225 Ryans’s Rd, Worthington, MN. The family will be greeting guests at 2:00 p.m. A luncheon will follow the service. A private internment of the ashes is planned for a later date.

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2:00 PM 3/17/2017 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 3/17/2017 3:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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Friday

17

Mar

3:00 PM 3/17/2017 3:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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