By HDN Staff
Kenneth L. Wilson, 67, Havre, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001 at the family farm south of Hingham. Cause of death is under investigation by the coroner.
Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Van Orsdel United Methodist Church with Pastor Mike Parr officiating. Burial will follow the funeral at the Highland Cemetery.
Wilson was born Feb. 22, 1934 to Roy A. and Dorothy (Johnson) Wilson in Riedel. He attended schools in Harlem, Havre and Gildford. He graduated from Gildford High School.
Wilson joined the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1955. He returned to Havre and in 1956 went to work for the Great Northern Railway as a fireman until 1964. On Nov. 17, 1957, he married Caroline Becker in Havre at the Van Orsdel United Methodist Church. They lived in Havre.
He worked as a carpenter, farmed north of Rudyard and later south of Hingham and west of Box Elder.
He was a member of the Eagles Club and Sons of Norway.
He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Wilson; mother, Dorothy Wilson; brothers, Marvin "Red" Wilson and Alvin "Bud" Wilson.
Survivors include his wife, Caroline Wilson of Havre; daughter, Cindy Lu Wilson of Havre; daughter-in-law, Marlene Wilson of Havre; sons, Brian Wilson, Kenneth J. Wilson and Bart Wilson, all of Havre; brother, Tiny Wilson of Havre; sisters, Betty Ost of Spokane, Wash., Rose Brown of Vancouver, Wash., Lilly Howard of Sweet Home, Ore. and Eva Calahan of Santa Anna, Calif.; five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, Star Route Box 36, Box 22K, Havre, MT 59501 or to the donor's choice.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.