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Kenneth Dale Stiles, 85, of NYA

Kenneth Dale Stiles, 85, of Norwood Young America, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Perspective Senior Living in Waconia.
Memorial services will be held Friday, June 2, at Friedens County Line Church – UCC in rural Norwood Young America, with the Rev. Joseph Clay officiating. Marilee Widmer will be the organist. Julie Stiles and Brian Stiles will perform “He Touched Me” and “God Bless America.” Congregational hymns will be “Amazing Grace,” “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” and “God Bless America.”
Urn bearers are Teresa Holm, Jason Stiles, Eric Stiles and Lisa Haisman.
Interment will be at a later date in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Kenneth Dale Stiles was born Dec. 18, 1931, in Minneapolis, the son of Charles and Hazel (Buffham) Stiles. He was baptized as an infant and confirmed in his faith as a youth. He received his education at Wayzata High School in Wayzata.
On May 30, 1952, he was united in marriage to Diane Svitak in Minneapolis. The couple made their home in Norwood Young America. Their life was blessed with three children, Ricardo, Kathi and Todd. They shared over 64 years of marriage.
Mr. Stiles was a dairy farmer. He was a member of Friedens County Line Church – UCC in rural Norwood Young America. He enjoyed being a farmer and his cattle. He also loved to travel, seeing every state in the United States, and also visited Germany and Poland and took many memorable cruises. He cherished the time spent with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Diane Stiles of Norwood Young America; children Ricardo (Julie) Stiles of Glencoe, Kathi (Scott) Honeck of Shoreview and Todd (Mary) Stiles of Norwood Young America; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Patricia Amidon of Centennial, Colorado, and Sandra (David) Rotherman of Silver City, New Mexico; brother, Charles (Ardel) Stiles of Willmar; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Hazel Stiles; and twin brother, Keith Stiles.
Arrangements were with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.mcbridechapel.com.