The funeral service for Kenneth Lester Heydt will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, 206 East Main Street, Brownsdale, MN with Reverend Ken Petzold officiating. Visitation will be 3:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 2nd Street NW in Hayfield and one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Interment will be in the Waltham Township Cemetery in rural Waltham.
Kenneth Lester Heydt, 95, passed away at his home in Waltham, MN on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Kenneth was born on April 9, 1918, the son of Elmer and Julia (Shawback) Heydt in Waltham, MN. He graduated from Austin High School and was in the class of 1936. Kenneth was united in marriage to Opal Pick on December 21, 1940, in rural Sargeant, MN. Kenneth was a farm mechanic and parts man with Heydt Auto Company and Waltham Equipment, Inc. for 47 years. He retired at the age 65. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Brownsdale and enjoyed traveling and woodworking.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Opal Heydt, Waltham, MN; sons, Don Heydt, McAllen, TX; Lowell (Linda) Heydt, Lake Crystal, MN; George (Rita) Heydt, Hayfield, MN; sisters, Myrl Sabin, Byron, IL; Mary Smith, Bloomington, MN; sister-in-law, Barbara Nason; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Arlene Hartzell; brothers, Jerald Heydt and Bill Nason. Family prefers memorials to Missions or donor's choice.