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Conrad "Connie" Kettler

August 1, 1936 ~ April 5, 2022 (age 85)


Conrad J. “Connie” Kettler, age 85 of Miltona formerly of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at St. Williams Living Center in Parkers Prairie, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 12 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Military honors will be by the Sauk Centre United Veterans Honor Guard. The Mass will be live streamed. Click on the following link to find the video.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Conrad Joseph Kettler was born on August 1, 1936 in Melrose Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to Frank and Agnes (Schmiesing) Kettler. He served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956. On January 25, 1958, he married Lillian “Pudge” Beste at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Connie met the love of his life when he was 16 years old. He was on the football team and she was his biggest cheerleader. He worked many years for the State of Minnesota as a correctional supervisor. Connie and Pudge lived their entire life in Sauk Centre where they raised their three sons.

Connie was a member of  St. Paul's Catholic Church. He enjoyed playing golf, cards, and watching all sports.

Survivors include his wife, Lillian “Pudge” Kettler of Miltona; sons, Steve (Carol) Kettler of Miltona, Scott (Donna) Kettler of Freedom, Wisconsin, and Mike (Kim) Kettler of Miltona; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren; brother, Don Kettler of Cambridge; sister, Rosemary Swanson of Boise, Idaho; and sisters-in-law, Erma Kettler of Melrose and Marlene Kettler of Maple Grove.

Connie was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George, Roman, Leander, Herb, Elmer, Francis, and Richard Kettler; brother-in-law, Richard Swanson; and sisters-in-law, Jenny, Pat, Julianna, Rose, Ev, and Lou Kettler.

Urn bearer will be Steve Kettler. Cross bearer will be Mike Kettler and scripture bearer will be Scott Kettler.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Holy Family School in Sauk Centre.



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April 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Saint Paul's Catholic Church
304 Sinclair Lewis Avenue
Sauk Centre, MN 56378

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial
April 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Paul's Catholic Church
304 Sinclair Lewis Avenue
Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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