He had five children that were a very important part of his life; Kermit Jr. of California, Brenda of Arizona, twins Kirk and Kerry of New Mexico; and Kim of New Mexico.
He also had nine grandchildren and one great- grandbaby.
He was a long time resident of the area working for Case and John Deere for many years after he retired from farming.
He served his country for a short period in the Army.
For the past 12 years he lived with his wife, Vivian Dean of Medical Lake.
“Swede” passed away March 2nd, 2013 after a very short time with cancer.
A Memorial Service is planned for Tuesday, March 12th, 2:00 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Medical Lake.