Harry E. Kidrowski
June 16, 1917 - Dec. 31, 2007 WILLMAR -- Harry Edward Kidrowski, 90, of Willmar, formerly of rural Kerkhoven, died Monday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Burial w...
June 16, 1917 - Dec. 31, 2007
WILLMAR -- Harry Edward Kidrowski, 90, of Willmar, formerly of rural Kerkhoven, died Monday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, with parish prayers at 5 p.m. and Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7:30 p.m., at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar, and one hour before the church at the church.
He was born June 16, 1917, near Foreston to Felix and Helen (Rudnick) Kidrowski. He attended school in Verndale, graduated from eighth grade in Pennock and completed one semester at the West Central School of Agriculture in Morris. He returned home to help on the family farm.
He married Thelma Fleuter on Jan. 24, 1942. They lived and farmed near Kerkhoven. Also, he sold corn seed. He retired in 1978. In 2004, he moved into Willmar.
He was a member of the Church of St. Mary and a fourth-degree Knight and charter member of the Knights of Columbus at St. Mary's. He was a past member of the Farmers Union.
He is survived by eight sons: Edward (and Donna) Kidrowski of Princeton, James (and Susan) Kidrowski of Pennock, Richard Kidrowski of Kerkhoven, Larry (and Faye) Kidrowski of Clara City, Paul (and Trudy) Kidrowski of Willmar, Gary (and Lorie) Kidrowski of Raymond, Steven (and Cindy) Kidrowski of Bloomington, and Joel (and Rhonda) Kidrowski of Cologne; three daughters: Dorothy (and Daniel) Pretara of Renton, Wash., Joan (and Steve) Turck of Litchfield and Janice (and Richard) Maxfield of Willmar; 35 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; a brother: Anthony (and Angie) Kidrowski of Pennock; and a daughter-in-law: Dorothy Kidrowski of Pequot Lakes.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 2000; one daughter: Rose Larson in 2003; one grandson; two brothers; and one sister.