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Kevin N. Flaten

Kevin N. Flaten

March 22, 1960 - Nov. 16, 2008

BENSON -- Kevin Neil Flaten, 48, of Benson, died Sunday at Swift County Benson Hospital.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Swift Falls.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church and one hour prior to the service Thursday. Arrangements are by Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.

He was born March 22, 1960, in Benson to Eldon and Elizabeth "Betty" (Thostenson) Flaten. He grew up in Swift Falls and graduated from Benson High School in 1978.

He married Sue Bryduck on Dec. 12, 1981, in Swift Falls. He lived in Benson and worked at Starbuck Lumber.

He is survived by his children: Michael (and Barbara) Flaten of Sauk Rapids, Lyndsay Flaten of Glencoe and Jennifer Flaten of St. Cloud; his parents of Swift Falls; siblings: Keith (and Debbie) Flaten of Swift Falls, Lonnie (and Linda) Flaten of Apple Valley, and Carrie (and Jerry) Anderson of Benson; his ex-wife, Sue Flaten of Benson; and his special friend: Jodi.