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Charles Robert "Chuck" Kanten

Charles Robert "Chuck" Kanten

Charles Robert "Chuck" Kanten, age 87, of Crookston, MN, and a former longtime Milan, MN farmer, died peacefully at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston on July 21st , 2014 comforted that members of his family were at his side.

Chuck was born at Montevideo, MN on July 18, 1927, one of seven children of the union of Ole and Ellen (Aamodt) Kanten. Chuck's legacy was one of family, farming, and faith; the love and devotion he had for his wife, Anne, and their children and grandchildren; his passion for the land that meant so much to him and his pride in passing its stewardship on to his son; and a lifetime of faith and service to the Lord.

Grateful to have shared in Chuck's life is his beloved wife of 61 years, Anne; their 3 children and spouses: Kent Kanten and wife, Kim, of Milan, MN, Erik Kanten and his wife, Judie, of Crookston, MN, and Rebecca Kanten-McCoy and her husband, Jack McCoy, of White Bear Lake, MN; and 9 much loved grandchildren.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Charles Robert Kanten will be held August 3rd at 2:30 pm, in the Kviteseid Lutheran Church in Milan, MN. Visitation will be at the church for the hour before the service.

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