Services for Kenneth Arven Nybo
Tue, 07/14/2020 - 11:39am admin
Kenneth Arven Nybo, age 75, of Gully, MN passed away, under the loving care of hospice, at his home in Gully on Friday, July 10, 2020.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Cease Family Funeral Home Chapel in Bagley, MN with Dawn Hanson officiating. Internment will be at the United Lutheran Cemetery in Berner, MN at a later date.
Kenneth was born January 13, 1945 in Fosston, MN to Arven and Hannah (Grone) Nybo. He was baptized at the Saron Lutheran Church at Berner and confirmed at United Lutheran Church. He served in the Army from 1965 to 1967 and spent a year in Germany. He married Cheryl Oftelie on February 26, 1972. He worked on building the Monticello Power Plant, sailed on the Great Lakes for US Steel, and in 1971 started working for the Soo Line Railroad and retired in 2004. In his spare time, he farmed, repaired tractors, lawn mowers, and anything else that could break down.
Kenneth was diagnosed with cancer on October 3, 2012 and battled this disease for the remainder of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; children, Cathy (Jeremy) Bergerson, Michael (Amanda) Nybo, and Janelle Nybo; grandchildren, Carlie (Tanner Pletschett), Jayden, and Jacie Bergerson, Joseph, Emma, and Edward Nybo; brother, Richard (Cyndy) Nybo; three nieces and one nephew; mother-in-law, Bernice Oftelie; brother-in-law, Gary (Karen) Oftelie; and several cousins and good friends.
He is preceded in death by his son, Kevin; parents; infant sister Mary and infant brother.
Messages of condolence may be sent to ceasefuneralhome.com