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Kenneth J. Waltman, 55

Kenneth J. Waltman, age 55, of Farmington, died June 24, 2009, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

Kenneth was born in St. Paul April 20, 1954, to John and Margaret (Zehowski) Waltman. He was trained as a boiler engineer and was an employee of Cenex Harvest State for 36 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Mary and Marilyn.

Kenneth is survived by his girlfriend, Candyce Kuehn of Inver Grove Heights; sons, John (Jamie) Waltman of Vermillion, Matt (Reesa) Waltman of Farmington, Jerod (Kristi) Waltman of Hampton and Collin Kuehn of Inver Grove Heights; grandchildren, Blake, Travis, Rebecca, Joseph, Jacob and two others soon to arrive; sister, Carol Phillips of Anoka; brother, Thomas (Michelle) Waltman of South St. Paul; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass, with Fr. Joseph Arackal officiating, was held June 27, 2009, at St. John's Catholic Church in Vermillion, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. The pallbearers were Chuck Nelson, Joe Nelson, Paul Phillips, Don Phillips, Mike Waltman and Josh Waltman.

Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419,