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Leslie Kenneth Hovde

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
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Leslie Kenneth Hovde

Leslie Kenneth Hovde, 93 of Rushford, Minn. died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home. Les was born July 11, 1920 in Rushford to John Peter and Hazel (Torgerson) Hovde. Les graduated from Rushford High School in 1938. He farmed his entire life, and farming was his life. Later on in life, he also worked as a Winona County Assessor. Les enjoyed horseshoes and was a shortstop for Ben Niggley.

He is survived by his sister, Anita Anderson; nieces and nephews, Roger Anderson of Rushford, Sandy (Fran) Becker of South St. Paul, Peggy (Bill) Krock of Santa Barbara, Calif., Holly (Matt) Van Zant of West St. Paul and Rich (Laurel Ann) Anderson of Eden Prairie, Minn.; and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, J.P. Anderson.

Funeral Service will be 11 am, Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at Rushford Lutheran church with the Reverend Roger Michaelson officiating. Visitation will be at 9 am until the time of the service. Les will be laid to rest at Rushford Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to Rushford Lutheran Church. Hoff Funeral & Cremation Service – Rushford is assisting the family with arrangements.

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