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Kenneth L. Huffman, 67

Kenneth L. Huffman, age 67, of Hastings died Friday, March 7, at Angels Care Center in Cannon Falls following his battle with Parkinsons.

He was born June 10, 1946, in Blue Earth, Minn., to Leonard W. and Barbara A. (Salic) Huffman. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country in Vietnam. Kenneth married Cheryl Page June 29, 1968, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Hastings. He was formerly employed as a heavy equipment operator in the construction industry, and was a member of Operating Engineers Local 49.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter Debra Lee Huffman in 1982. He is survived by his wife Cheryl; son Todd (Kerry) Huffman of Hastings; three grandchildren Zachary, Noah, and Sophia Huffman; brother Gerald (Dorothy) Huffman of Hastings; sisters Darlene Groth of Hastings, and Kathleen (Willis) Clauson of Missouri.

The funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. James Perkl, will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 Fifteenth Street West, Hastings. There will be a visitation Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Interment, with Military Honors provided by the Hastings VFW Lyle Russell Post #1210 will follow in the parish cemetery.

Pallbearers are Rick Baem, Wyman Johnson, Ed Johnson, Tony Engesether, Chad Junker, Stacy Senger, and Angie Mammer. Honorary pallbearer is Willis Clauson.

Memorials are requested in lieu of flowers to the National Fragile X Foundation at

Arrangements were made with Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.

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